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Animal lover films herself in sweltering car to show how dogs suffer

An animal lover has filmed a video of herself suffering the same shocking effects as dogs which are left in cars on hot days in a hard-hitting warning to pet owners.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Pregnancy warning over so-called ‘smart drug’

A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

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Kayleigh and Robert

Irchester mum to skydive for children's charities

The tragic loss of her premature daughter has inspired a Northamptonshire mum to take the plunge for children’s charity Action Medical Research and Alder Hey Children’s Charity.
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Chief executive David Sissling told members at the meeting that the hospital is trying to meet the demand of the growing population

KGH deficit doubles in past year

KGH’s deficit has almost doubled over the past 12 months.

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Kellogg’s rapped by watchdog over Special K nutrition claims

Kellogg’s rapped by watchdog over Special K nutrition claims

Cereal giant Kellogg’s has been rapped by watchdogs over “full of goodness” and “nutritious” claims made in two ads for its Special K range.

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KGHs emergency department has been criticised for areas of poor practice in a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

‘Poor practice’: KGH emergency department told it must improve after latest inspection

KGH’s emergency department has been criticised for areas of ‘poor practice’ in a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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HEATWAVE: Health leaders in Northamptonshire support Public Health England advice on keeping cool

HEATWAVE: Health leaders in Northamptonshire support Public Health England advice on keeping cool

GPs in Northamptonshire are supporting a heatwave campaign launched by Public Health England, as temperatures continue to rise.

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New study says women can prevent tumours with weight loss

Weight loss protects women against tumours

Overweight or obese women who lost weight and exercise have lower levels of proteins in the blood that help cancer tumours grow, a study found.

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Residents are unhappy about litter left around the hospital site following the ban on smoking anywhere in the grounds of KGH

Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban

Hospital bosses have apologised to residents unhappy with the consequences of smoking being banned from anywhere on the site.

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Corby girl spends day with TV fashion expert Gok Wan

A young cancer patient from Corby has been given a personal masterclass in fashion by one of the UK’s best-known stylists.

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The first graduates of Kettering General Hospital's joint school NNL-160807-142100001

A,B,C of joints on offer for KGH patients

Patients with knee and hip replacements will be sent to ‘joint school’ to ensure they have an optimum recovery.

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Many professionals say they work longer hours because its expected of them rather than it being productive

Burnout warning as four in five professionals work beyond their contracted hours

More than four out of five professionals work more than their contracted hours - and a third never take a lunch break, according to new research.

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What is the best hangover cure?

Research names the nation’s favourite hangover cure

Britain’s favourite hangover cure has been determined by new research.

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Kettering General Hospital has held its first ever trainee and trainer professional excellence awards

First ever awards to recognise achievements of Kettering General Hospital’s junior doctors

Talented and dedicated doctors at Kettering General Hospital have had their contributions to the profession celebrated with a new kind of award.

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The Teamwork Trust being presented with their cheque.

Mental health charity with Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough bases gets £100,000 boost

An adult mental health charity with bases in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough has launched a new project after a funding boost of almost £100,000.

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Kettering General Hospital is looking for local people to join their council of governors.

KGH looking for new governors to represent the interests of local people

Kettering General Hospital is looking for people to join its council of governors.

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e. Coli under the microscope

E. coli outbreak investigation focuses on pre-packed salad and rocket leaves says Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) is continuing to investigate an outbreak of E. coli O157, which may be associated with eating mixed salad leaves.

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The bus shelter has been removed, with the gap left bricked up.

Bus shelter removed from outside of KGH

Patients and hospital visitors face being left out in the cold after a bus shelter was removed – with no plan in place to replace it.

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A manager and senior nurse at the Foxhill Manor care home are to face a conduct hearing. The charges follow a damning CQC inspection in 2014.

Manager and senior nurse of Northamptonshire care home to face conduct hearing over broken windows and ‘scalding’ shower water

Two senior staff at a Northamptonshire care home are to face a competency hearing after the premises was found with broken windows and hot taps pouring out scalding water.

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Kettering are working with the Corby church to provide the service on Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Free health checks offered at Kettering’s Wicksteed Park

Two churches are teaming up to offer free health checks at Kettering’s Wicksteed Park this weekend.

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