Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February

Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February
With the impact of the upcoming strike action on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February at Kettering General Hospital, we have stepped down some planned services and those patients affected will be contacted directly by our hospital. If you have not been contacted, please attend your appointment as planned. Our hospital remains open. As always, if you need urgent medical care or advice, please visit 111.nhs.uk to ensure you are using the right service for your symptoms. Corby Urgent Care Centre are open and provide treatment for minor injuries and minor illness for the local community. Thank you for your ongoing support ❤️
 
 

Kettering General Hospital Membership Events

Free regular Governor-led vitual Membership events Your Health Matters are sessions for Foundation Trust members and non-members alike.

Emotional and Mental Wellbeing Event - Your beautiful mind - tips on staying on top of your emotional and mental wellbeing

Date: Thursday 16 February 2023 
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Venue: Online Microsoft Teams event
 
This event is designed to help you manage your emotional and mental wellbeing, providing you with practical tips on dealing with today’s worries and winter blues.
 
This session will help you develop a Happiness ‘toolkit’ using an effective framework from national charity, Action For Happiness.
 
Action for Happiness is a global movement, it’s mission is simple: to create a kinder, happier world. Backed by scientific research, Action for Happiness can show you some simple ways in which you can increase your happiness.  Learn about the science of happiness and let us show you how you can develop positive strategies to safeguard your wellbeing. 
 
The event will be delivered by Rachel Travers, Action for Happiness Co-ordinator and Chris Davison, Chair of Governors, Northamptonshire NHS Foundation Trust and Action for Happiness.
 
This event will be introduced by Happiness champion and KGH Deputy Governor, Mabel Blades.  Mabel, a trained dietician, will also be able to help you understand how food can affect your mood, so tune in and ask questions.
 
Rachel Travers, Action for Happiness Northants Co-ordinator says, “We look forward to sharing with you some simple ideas that can transform your wellbeing and explaining some ways that you can share this approach with others, to make a positive impact on the people around you. In these challenging times, we all need to support each other.”
 
To register your interest to attend the event please email KGH’s governor and member lead, sue.broome@nhs.net