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Professional excellence celebrated at KGH

MR1327 Doctors Awards KGH Trainer and Trainee Professional Excellenc

The professional excellence of medical students, junior doctors and consultants at Kettering General Hospital has been celebrated with an annual award.

On June 24, 2022, Kettering General Hospital held its seventh Trainee & Trainer Professional Excellence Awards at the hospital’s Prince William Post Graduate Centre as a virtual presentation and awarding of certificates where this was possible.

The awards are a way for the hospital to say a ‘big thank you’ for the contributions made by medical staff towards patient care, education and training

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Northamptonshire Health Charity - thankufest

Helping create meaningful memories for Northamptonshire NHS & health and social care staff and their families.

Brands, businesses & individuals are being given an incredible opportunity to recognise and thank Northamptonshire NHS and health & social care staff by supporting thankufest a programme of 15 festivities taking place over the next 15 months, starting on 17 June 2022.

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New Macmillan Cancer Support Centre opens at KGH

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After months under construction, the new Macmillan Cancer Support Centre at Kettering General Hospital has welcomed its first patient.

Shaped by local people living with cancer, the brand new state-of-the art cancer centre brings together a range of vital cancer information and support services under one roof. It will provide cancer information, practical and emotional support as well as advice on welfare benefits, wig-fitting and signposting to other local services.

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More amazing KGH staff win DAISY Awards

MR1322 Daisy Award Delivery Suite Midwife Kate Conroy receives her a

Two amazing nurses and a midwife from Kettering General Hospital have received DAISY Awards for the outstanding, compassionate, and sensitive care they have given to patients.

The DAISY Awards are an international recognition programme that honours and celebrates the exceptional care that many nurses and midwives provide every day.

Since we launched the scheme at Kettering General Hospital in 2020 some 239 patients, family members and carers have nominated staff members for the award and 18 have received it.

 

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Jubilee celebrations at KGH and NGH

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Patients and staff at Kettering and Northampton general hospitals are joining in this week’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

 Staff at the hospitals have been busy decorating their areas with Jubilee flags and hand-made decorations as part of a competition for best-dressed ward, department or office space.

 Patients at the two hospitals will receive special Jubilee-themed meals and the children of staff members have drawn bold Queen and Jubilee-themed pictures to help us decorate our wards, and win a competition.

 

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KGH plants trees to celebrate the Jubilee

Jubilee celebrations

Kettering General Hospital has taken part in national celebrations to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on June 2 by planting 100 trees in its 33-acre grounds.

On June 1 Group Chief Executive Simon Weldon, and the hospital’s chaplaincy, estates, and health and wellbeing teams, placed a Jubilee plaque next to where some of the saplings have been planted in the hospital’s Pocket Park.

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Books support children who have lost loved ones

Children's Bereavement Books

Kettering General Hospital’s Organ and Tissue Donation Committee has donated 100 books to the hospital’s A&E department and Intensive Care Unit that help children understand what has happened when they lose loved ones.

The committee – which is made up of community volunteers and members of staff connected to organ donation – presented the gifts after noticing that these areas had run low on their stocks of the specialist books.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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