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East Northants food outlets highlighted for healthy eating options

Four more food businesses in East Northamptonshire are now award winners for offering healthy eating options on their menus.

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Shared Lives, funded by Northamptonshire County Council, has been rated Outstanding (file picture).

Northamptonshire Shared Lives service for vulnerable adults rated Outstanding by watchdog

A service that provides long and short-term support in a family home environment for adults with disabilities has been rated Outstanding following a Care Quality Commission inspection.
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Head of Nursing for Urgent and Emergency Care David Anderson with Advanced Nurse Practitioner Mandy Blackman at a refugee camp during their deployment in Bangladesh.

KGH nurses help fight deadly disease among refugees in Bangladesh

Four nurses from Kettering General Hospital have helped fight a potentially deadly outbreak of diphtheria among refugees in Bangladesh.

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Staff from across the hospital will be on hand to describe what it is like working there, the positions available, and how to apply for posts

Find out more about working at KGH

Kettering General Hospital is holding a recruitment event to appoint to a variety of jobs – with an emphasis on nursing roles involving career development, bank nursing and administration opportunities.

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Nurse posed ‘significant risk to public’ after KGH incident

A nurse who gave a patient at KGH prescriptions without the relevant qualifications has been struck off.

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New Kettering care complex could create 90 jobs

A national care provider is planning to build a nursing home and dementia care site in Kettering.

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KGH restricts visiting arrangements after flu admissions

Kettering General Hospital has temporarily restricted its visiting arrangements.

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Former British Steel workers affected by serious and life-limiting illnesses have less than two weeks left to register to join the group taking legal action against the company

Deadline looms for former Corby workers to join legal action against British Steel

Former British Steel workers affected by serious and life-limiting illnesses have less than two weeks left to register to join the group taking legal action against the company.

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Corby Urgent Care Centre

Have you say on future access to Corby’s healthcare

Residents in Corby have been invited to have their say on changes to accessing healthcare services in the town.

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Irthlingborough man needs to raise £50,000 for life-changing treatment

Irthlingborough man needs to raise £50,000 for life-changing treatment

An Irthlingborough family are hoping to raise £50,000 to “get their Daddy back”.

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Gillian Crowe (pictured now and before)

Rushden nurse uses low carb diet to shift the pounds after diabetes diagnosis

A nurse has shared how a low carb diet has helped her lose more than four stone since being diagnosed with diabetes.

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Bubble Rush fun run to be held at Kettering’s Wicksteed Park

A family fun run which sees competitors run through 4ft-deep coloured bubble baths will be held to raise money for Cransley Hospice.

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Jan and David Warren

Burton Latimer woman’s appeal for challenge ideas in memory of husband

A woman whose husband died from motor neurone disease has embarked on a year of challenges in his memory.

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Appointment-only plan for Corby’s Urgent Care Centre approved

Appointment-only plan for Corby’s Urgent Care Centre approved

A plan to change access to Corby’s Urgent Care Centre to appointment-only was approved last night (Tuesday).

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War of words over planned changes at Corby Urgent Care Centre

War of words over planned changes at Corby Urgent Care Centre

Members of an action group set up to save Corby’s Urgent Care Centre say they are ‘incredulous’ over changes which are set to be approved tonight (Tuesday).

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Alistair Muir

Recovering alcoholic from Kettering says writing helped turn around his life

A recovering alcoholic who almost lost his home is to publish a book of poetry after he turned to writing to help with his recovery.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Sleep deprived teens are spending too much time on social media

Teen social media addicts more likely to suffer sleep deprivation

Teens addicted to Snapchat, Instagram and Whatsapp are more likely to be sleep deprived, a new study found.

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Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin, an app that promises to reward you for simply exercising, has shot to the top of the app downloads chart despite criticism about the rewards on offer and the amount of battery it uses.

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Kettering residential home group gear up for Corby charity run

Kettering residential home group gear up for Corby charity run

A group from a residential home in Kettering are preparing to take part in this year’s Race for Life after one of its residents lost their battle with cancer last year.

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