Latest News from around the Trust
Kettering General Hospital has completed a £2.3m upgrade of two of its Cardiac Catheter Laboratory procedures rooms for heart patients.Read KGH complete £2.3m upgrade of Cardiac Catheter Lab procedures rooms…
Student Alley puts personal pain to one side.
- Kettering General Hospital is saying a sincere and heart-felt thank you to members of the public, companies and charitable organisations that have supported us during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Since March the hospital has received almost 300,000 gifts ranging from food and drink to personal protective equipment, hand creams, hand-made theatre scrubs and home-made laundry bags for uniforms.
- Front-line staff explain why the gifts were such a morale booster during the pandemic
Today we were pleased to host the official opening of our temporary ward block – The Sir Thomas Moore Ward, located in Car Park A.
The need for this ward has been driven by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in a rearranging of services at the hospital. The ward will provide a short stay facility for medically stable patients.Read Official opening of The Sir Thomas Moore Ward…
The Ophthalmology team at Kettering General Hospital has won a national award for its flexibility and unstinting dedication to patients during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The team – which has 54 staff – has won a national Cavell Star Award after being nominated by Matron for Surgical Services, Arnold Aguilar.
He nominated them for the way for the way in which they readily agreed to be redeployed to front line services like intensive care, infection control and other wards to support the hospital’s response against coronavirus.
Read National award for KGH team's Covid response…
Kettering General Hospital is using a digital transformation programme to help it to improve patient safety during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Trust began its transformation work in 2018 and has the ambition of becoming the most digital hospital in England.
In 2019 it successfully brought in hand-held digital devices which enable doctors and nurses to record patient observations and spot early signs of deterioration (a system called Vitals).
It has also introduced a secure text and picture messaging system called CareFlow Connect, which enables staff to perform electronic patient handovers and better co-ordinate patient care.Read KGH digital progress enhances safety during pandemic…
Read £600,000 investment in KGH breast service…