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A message for our community

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Health, care and public service leaders in Northamptonshire have joined together to take steps to maintain patient safety and continuity of essential services, declaring a major incident in response to the latest impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the county.
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Our exciting partnership work with the University of Leicester

852 Leicester University partnership anniversary celebrations

We are celebrating the first anniversary of our partnership agreement between Kettering and Northampton General Hospitals (the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire Group) and the University of Leicester!

Over that year significant development work has been undertaken between both hospitals and the University of Leicester which will open new doors for our staff in research and teaching and help improve patient care.

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Northants Cancer Information Hub to help our patients

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A great new resource to support the needs of people diagnosed with cancer has been produced by the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group.

 From December 6 a new YouTube channel called the Northants Cancer Information Hub has gone live.  https://www.youtube.com/c/thenorthantscancerinformationhub

It provides easy access to a wealth of information to those living with cancer before, during, and after their treatment.

 It includes a large number of pre-recorded presentations from healthcare professionals at Kettering and Northampton general hospitals and covers a wide range of subjects from how to prepare for surgery through to recuperating after chemotherapy and radiotherapy. 

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Employer of the Year award for KGH

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KGH has won an Employer of the Year Award from The Bedford College Group (TBCG) for the way it has supported students with placements during the pandemic.

At a ceremony held on November 18 we were awarded the Work Placement Provider of the Year category for our commitment to introducing students to a real working environment.

TBCG includes Tresham College with its campuses at Wellingborough, Kettering and Corby.

Over the past 12 months KGH and the Group have worked closely together in giving students work experience.

 

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Welcome to our new Governors! KGH Election Results announced

Governors Election results

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has announced the results of elections to its expanded Council of Governors.

In September we announced elections to appoint new KGH Public and Staff Governors to help us shape our services and plan for the future.

The elections are for new seats on our Council of Governors created to reflect population growth and our new NHS Hospital Group model - launched in July.

On November 17 we announced elections to five Public Governor and five Staff Governor vacancies.

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Amazing Crazy Hats Appeal donation of £390,000 for KGH breast service

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A dedicated local breast cancer charity is donating £390,000 to Kettering General Hospital as it winds down after 20 years of incredible work.

The Crazy Hats Appeal is paying for a brand new comfortable lounge and waiting area for breast care patients to be built inside the hospital’s Treatment Centre.

It is the latest in a series of enormous donations by the charity which has raised almost £3.5 million since its launch in 2001 by breast cancer survivor and former Kettering head teacher Glennis Hooper.

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