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Northants SANDS supports refurbishment of KGH bereavement facilities

Phone shoes from left to right Northamptonshire SANDs treasurer Viv Jameson, KGH painter and decorator, Willie Adams, Northamptonshire SANDs chair, Maggie Berrow and bereavement midwife, Stephanie Fretter

A charity which supports local families who have lost a baby has paid for a £17,000 refurbishment and expansion of Kettering General Hospital’s bereavement facilities.

Northamptonshire SANDS (the Stillborn and Neonatal Death Charity) has been supporting the improvement work since December last year – and it is now complete.

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Dermatology Service Moves to Prospect House

Photograph showing Clinical Lead for Dermatology, Dr Olivia Stevenson, Dermatology Lead Nurse, Amanda Treadwell, Macmillan Skin Cancer Nurse Specialist, Fiona Briggs, and Registered Nurse, Vicky Richardson, in the new premises.

Kettering General Hospital’s Dermatology Department is opening for business in its new and improved off-site location from Monday, November 26.

The department has moved from its location on the main hospital site to Prospect House in Lower Street, Kettering -  where it will share premises with Eskdaill and Weavers medical centres and Rolands Pharmacy.

 

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New Treatment for Calcified Arteries Performed at KGH

A new way of treating calcified heart arteries using sonic pressure waves has been performed at Kettering General Hospital for the first time.

This procedure is currently performed only at a few major heart centres in the UK and worldwide – and is probably the first one to be done in the East Midlands region.

It is proving to be a safer way of treating calcified heart arteries and is likely to become a standard approach.

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30th Pregnancy and Baby Roadshow at KGH on December 5th

Kettering General Hospital’s Midwifery Advocates are hosting their 30th Pregnancy and Baby Road Show providing huge amounts of useful advice in a one-stop shop open evening for parents-to-be. 

The event, on Wednesday, December 5, is being held from 6pm-8pm at The Hall@KGH (the recreation hall next to car park B at the main KGH site).

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