Industrial Action

Image used on the website Industrial Action by Junior Doctors between 24 and 28 February 2024
Junior Doctors will strike from 7am on Saturday 24 February until 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February. Action is likely to cause long waits in Emergency Departments.
If it’s not a life-threatening emergency, get the help you need via:
• 111.nhs.uk can support you at home or direct you to the best service for you
• Your pharmacy can help with over the counter medicines, emergency contraception and minor illnesses
• Mental health support, please contact 0800 448 0828
• Corby Urgent Care Centre can help treat lacerations, cuts, sprains, trains, minor burns and wounds
• For medical attention please contact your GP practice as normal.

Restricted visiting

Important information: Visiting arrangements on our adult inpatient wards - updated 01.07.2023

From Saturday 1 July 2023 visitors can see their loved ones from 14:00 to 20:00 daily on all adult inpatient wards, with two visitors per patient at a time.
 
These visiting hours may vary depending on individual ward circumstances. Separate arrangements are in place for maternity, Critical Care, paediatrics or where the patient is end-of-life. These areas will have local visiting hours and procedures in place.
 
Visitors are asked, not to visit if:
  • They have had or have any cold or flu like symptoms
  • They have or have had any COVID symptoms – cough, temperature, loss/change of taste/smell
  • They have had any symptoms of diarrhoea and/or vomiting in the last 48 hours
  • They have had contact with a COVID case during last 5 days
  • There is an outbreak of infection on the ward they are visiting, visiting arrangements will be reviewed and compassionate visiting facilitated as a minimum
 
Thank you for your continued support.

Maps - including ward and departments access guides

Here you can find a road map showing the entrances to the KGH site along with a ward and department locator and area map.
 
When you arrive at Kettering General Hospital, you can enter the hospital at various points, as marked on KGH site map. Please be aware that restrictions are in placed at some entrances out of hours; evenings and weekends.
 
With the exception of manned entrances, all other entrances to the main hospital are only open during weekdays from 7am and are closed at 7pm.  These will also be closed all over the weekend, this includes the Rothwell Road entrance (Area A) and the entrance adjacent to Car park D (Area C).
 
The manned entrances are open 24/7 and can be found at the Emergency Department (Area B), Main Reception (Area D), Outpatients (Area B) and Rockingham Wing (Area E).
 
The Treatment Centre is open daily between 7am-7pm
 
Please allow time for parking.
 
Printable Maps:
How to find KGH - a road map
KGH Site Plan - locating car parks, bike shelters, wards and departments
KGH ward and department plan - locating wards and departments by area
Dermatology Department - Prospect House, Lower Street, Kettering, NN16 8DN

Visiting hours vary on each ward. Please contact the ward your relative is on to ask about their visiting times.

A&E

Telephone numbers:
01536 492345 (Reception)
01536 491291 (Minor injuries)

Antenatal and Newborn Screening

Telephone numbers:

01536 492917
01536 493729

Ashton Ward (Treatment Centre)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492764 (Mon-Fri office hours)
01536 493239
Visiting times are:
14:00 – 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Ashton Ward

Barnwell B Ward (Trauma and Orthopedic)

Telephone number:
01536 491700
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Barnwell C Ward (Trauma and Orthopedic)

Telephone number:
01536 492795
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Cardiac Centre

Telephone numbers:
Reception: 01536 491344
Ward:
01536 491412
01536 491348
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about the Cardiac Centre

Clifford Ward (Medical Short Stay Unit)

Telephone numbers:
01536 491503
01536 491502
Visiting times are:
14:00 – 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Cranford Ward (General Medical)

Telephone number:
01536 492271
01536 492273
Visiting times are:
14:00 – 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Cranford Ward

Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492761
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Deene Acute Surgical Unit (DASU)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492791
01536 493569
Patient and relative number:
07971875758
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:30 and 17:30 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Deene B Ward (Emergency Surgical)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492780 
01536 492786
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Deene B Ward

Digestive Diseases Unit (DDU)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492729
01536 492763
01536 492782
01536 493198
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Discharge Lounge

Telephone number:
01536 491219
Find out more about the Discharge Lounge

Geddington Ward (Short Stay Surgical)

Telephone number:
07971875883
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Geddington Ward

Harrowden A Ward

Telephone number:
01536 492814  
01536 492816
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Harrowden C Ward

Telephone numbers:
01536 491487
01536 491287
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

HC Pretty A (Female Endocrinology and General Medicine)

Telephone number:
01536 492431
01536 491389
01536 492213
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about HC Pretty Wards

HC Pretty B Ward (Male Endocrinology and General Medicine)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492433 
01536 492218
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about HC Pretty Wards

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) / High Dependency Unit (HDU)

Telephone number:
01536 492760
01536 492824
 
ICU Annex
01536 493264
01536 492442
 
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 19:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Labour Ward

1 birth partner of patient's choice only.
No visiting to Post and Antenatal wards.
Telephone numbers:
01536 492879
01536 492878
Find out more about our Maternity Services

Lamport Ward (Male care of the elderly)

Telephone number:
01536 492241
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Lilford Ward (Haematology)

Telephone number:
01536 492834
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 17:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Lilford Ward

Maple Ward

Telephone number:
01536 492911
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 19:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Medical Same Day Emergency Care (M SDEC)

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 08:00am - 10:00pm 
Saturday and Sunday - 08:00am- 8:00pm
Telephone number:
01536 492342
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Middleton Assessment Unit (MAU)

Telephone number:
01536 492032
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Naseby A Ward (Female)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492040 
01536 491248
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 18:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Naseby B Ward (Male)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492041 
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 18:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Kettering Local Neonatal Unit

Oakley Ward (step down ward for the Coronary Care Unit)

Telephone number:
01536 492761
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Paediatric Assessment Unit (PAU) (Children's)

Visiting times:
Open 24 hours, one parent/guardian only.
Strictly no siblings.
Telephone numbers:
01536 492549
01536 491520
01536 492550

Poplar Ward

Telephone number:
01536 492913
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Rowan Ward (Maternity Ward)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492907
01536 492963 (postnatal)
01536 492914 (antenatal)
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Maternity Services

Short Stay Unit (SSU)

Telephone numbers:
01536 492442 
01536 493264
Visiting times are:
14:00 – 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors 

Sir Thomas Moore Ward

Telephone numbers:
01536 493050
01536 493051
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 18:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors

Skylark (Paediatrics/Children's) Ward

Telephone numbers:
01536 492291
 
Visiting times are:
13:00 – 19:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors
Find out more about Skylark Ward

Special Care Baby Unit

Telephone number:
01536 492882
Visiting times:
Parents only

Spencer Ward (day case unit for eye procedures)

Opening hours:
7.30am - 8.00pm
Telephone numbers:
01536 492153 
01536 493538

Twywell Ward (Female care of the elderly)

Telephone number:
01536 492251
Visiting times are:
14:00 - 16:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 with a maximum of 2 visitors