Getting to Kettering General Hospital Main Site
Important information: To keep you safe from COVID when attending the hospital
Wear a mask or face covering
Social distance of at least 2 metres
Wash or gel your hands regularly
Reschedule your appointment if you have any symptoms of COVID
And if visiting or coming for a pre-planned appointment we would encourage you to complete a lateral flow test before visiting
It should cover your nose and mouth while allowing you to breathe comfortably
You should not touch your face
You should wash your hands or use hand sanitiser before putting it on and taking it off. You should also avoid touching the front or the inside of the covering, and handle it by the ear loops or ties
You should change your face covering regularly
You can find advice on how to wear and make your own face covering at home on the Government website.
Telephone number: 01536 492001
The Trust provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient services at the Rothwell Road site in Kettering.
The hospital has three public entrances: two for car access and one for pedestrians only.
Entrance 1 is at the top of the hill on Rothwell Road leading down to entrance 4 just before the railway bridge.
Remember smoking is not allowed anywhere, on any KGH sites.
Travelling by car
Travelling by rail
Travelling by local public transport
The following buses stop directly outside the Hospital:
- Bus 2 Corby – Kettering Venue Parkway
- 10 West Hunsbury – Northampton – Parklands – Moulton – Overstone – Sywell - Mawsley Kettering (Stagecoach)
- X10 West Hunsbury – Northampton – Moulton – Broughton - Kettering (Stagecoach)
- 17 Desborough – Iselodge, Kettering (Stagecoach)
- 18 Kettering – Market Harborough (Stagecoach)
- 19 Iselodge, Kettering - Corby (Stagecoach)
- 34 Wellingborough - Kettering (Centrebus)
Voluntary Transport Schemes
Corby Car Pool
Shire Community Services - Covering Kettering and Wellingborough
Northampton Volunteer Car Scheme
Volunteer Action Oundle
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire - Covering South Leicestershire including Market Harborough
Daventry Area Community Transport
Reclaiming the cost of your journey
Employment Support Allowance (Income related not contributory related)
Working Family Tax Credit or Child Tax Credits
Exemption certificate (HC2/HC3 form) the patient must be named on form
Job Seekers Allowance (Income based)
Disabled persons tax credit
Pension Credit guaranteed
Universal Credit (Earnings guidelines £435* or less, £935* per couple visit www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/help-with-health-costs/healthcare-travel-costs-scheme-htcs/)
Public Transport Costs
Voluntary Transport Schemes
Proof of receiving a benefit (as listed above and dated within the last 12 months).
Appointment letter/internal form or appointment card, which must be stamped by the department stating the date visited together with an authorised signature.
Travel ticket/receipt and/or car parking ticket.