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Judge grants judicial review over Corby Urgent Care Centre changes

The lack of consultation over changes to Corby’s Urgent Care Centre will now be reviewed by a judge.

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Emma Collison-Ani, Louise Hyde, Julie Fosbrook and Naomi Fleming from KGH

KGH shortlisted for two national awards

Kettering General Hospital has been shortlisted for two national awards for the way it has encouraged staff to use antibiotics in the best possible way.

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Sight charity holding open day in Kettering

Sight charity holding open day in Kettering

A charity has encouraged anyone with a degree of sight loss to visit their open day in Kettering tomorrow (Wednesday).

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Inspirational Kettering teenager wins volunteering award

A schoolgirl from Kettering has won a volunteering award for her efforts in raising money for Diabetes UK.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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The full report on adult social services is due to be published by the CQC in July

CQC report set to slam 'unsatisfactory' experience for over 65s in Northamptonshire

An upcoming Care Quality Commission review of health and social care for people over 65 in Northamptonshire is set to criticise the ‘unsatisfactory experience’ for patients.

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Mrs Adeeba Nishtar and baby Grace Birch

Three KGH staff named in the NHS’ ‘Top 70 Stars’

A consultant obstetrician at KGH has been voted one of the NHS’ ‘Top 70 Stars’ for her outstanding work – achieving 7th place in the national top ten.

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Thirty-five per cent of hospital beds across Northamptonshire occupied by people 'who did not need them'

A review has found that a staggering 35 per cent of hospital beds across Northamptonshire were occupied by people that did not need them.
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Chief Superintendent Mick Stamper, Northamptonshire Police; Adam Smith, NHFT and Stephen Mold, Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner

£1 million boost to improve healthcare provision for people in custody in Kettering and Northampton

Northamptonshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is investing £1 million to improve healthcare provision for people in Northamptonshire Police custody suites.

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Team from KGH to battle it out to be Britain’s Best Junior Doctors

Three junior doctors from Kettering General Hospital are to star in a new BBC2 quiz show hosted by comedian and former mental health nurse Jo Brand.

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Iron supplements could benefit pregnant women who are unable to meet their dietary iron requirements.

Why women need more iron in pregnancy

It’s a demanding time for a woman’s body. Here’s why iron supplements during pregnancy help
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PICTURE GALLERY: Kettering parkrun celebrates 70 years of the NHS

More than 500 runners took part in a special event to celebrate 70 years of the NHS in Kettering.

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Maternity services workshop taking place in Corby

Maternity services workshop taking place in Corby

A workshop will be held in Corby to discuss how local maternity and neonatal services could be improved.

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Stephen Mold pictured at the launch of the Time 2 Listen survey in October 2017

Survey into impact of mental health on services to be revealed by Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner

A major consultation into the treatment of people with mental health concerns by the police and criminal justice system has found gaps in the support available and an inconsistent approach between the organisations.

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Malcolm, Trudie, Nikita and Nikita's big sister Kelly

Rushden family hopeful ahead of meeting to discuss crucial funding for respite care

A Rushden family are hoping for a last-minute reprieve today as bodies are set to get together at County Hall to discuss the future of respite care.

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Corby mum hopes ‘Wear It Purple’ Day will be biggest yet

A Corby mum hopes a day to raise awareness of childhood arthritis will be the biggest yet.

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Let’s help change Kettering boy Elliot’s life

The family of a Kettering boy with cerebral palsy has launched a fundraising appeal to help change his life.

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Solve It is based in Ringstead

Ringstead charity’s campaign to raise £30,000 in 30 days to mark 30 years

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help secure the future of a charity that delivers vital educational services across the county.

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More than 2,000 adults in Northamptonshire hospitalised after self-harming, report highlights

More adults are hospitalised in Northamptonshire with self-harm injuries than the national average, a new report has revealed.

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