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Hospital stars shine at Best Possible Care Awards

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Northampton General Hospital's emergency department swept the boards at the annual staff awards ceremony this weekend.The emergency department picked up a hat-trick of awards at the Best Possible Care ceremony on Friday night, including the team of the year accolade for their proactive approach to improving patient flow and safety.
Date:
22/09/2015

NGH launches augmented reality app

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Northampton General Hospital has become only the second NHS hospital in the UK to use an exciting new technology that delivers information to staff and patients' via their mobile phones or tablets. NGH Plus is the new free app launched by the hospital this week. It uses a technology called Augmented Reality so people can find out more about hospital news and services just by pointing their mobile device at visual triggers placed throughout the hospital sites and at photos in its Insight magazine.
Date:
10/09/2015

Crazy Hats donation brings chemo suite funds to quarter million mark

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A fundraising appeal to refurbish the chemotherapy suite at Northampton General Hospital has reached the quarter of a million pounds mark thanks to the sterling efforts of local cancer charity Crazy Hats. The Northamptonshire charity, which raises money to improve breast cancer care in the county, presented a £30,000 cheque to the chemotherapy suite appeal, taking the total raised so far to £250,000.
Date:
22/07/2015

Annual General Meeting

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Our annual general meeting will take place on Thursday 23 July 2015The meeting gives everyone a chance to hear about what we have achieved in the past year and hear about our future plans.
Date:
23/06/2015

New outpatient pharmacy opens

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Patients at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust (NGH) can benefit from a more convenient prescription service, thanks to a new partnership with Boots UK. The hospital has joined forces with Boots UK to change the way it dispenses prescriptions to people following an outpatient appointment.
Date:
22/06/2015

Exhibition for art student who feared she might not paint again

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Four years ago, Mareika Gillett lay critically ill and unconscious in A&E with a shattered pelvis, fractured spine, broken bones in every limb and shattered facial bones after a car drove through a red light and hit her as she crossed a road, just five weeks into her first year as a fine art student. Last Thursday, the 23-year-old University of Northampton student met up with some of the medical staff who help her rebuild her life at an exhibition of her degree work inspired by her experience as a patient.
Date:
15/06/2015

Best foot forward for NGH employees

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Employees of Northampton General Hospital are taking part in a global programme which will see them travel the world – virtually! Across the hospital, 147 employees in 21 teams of seven have signed up to the Global Corporate Challenge which aims to get workplaces active and healthy.
Date:
05/06/2015

Read the Spring issue of Insight, the NGH magazine

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Insight Spring 2016 cover
Date:
01/06/2015

It takes more than doctors and nurses to run a hospital!

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A year's hands-on learning, a competitive salary and transferable skills in demand across public and private sectors and are just some of the benefits of Northampton General Hospital's apprenticeship scheme. The hospital is now recruiting apprentices for office-based business administration roles.
Date:
01/06/2015

Dying Matters at NGH

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"Before I die I would like to..." That's the sentence we'll be asking our staff, visitors and patients to finish tomorrow to mark Dying Matters Week 2015. We'll have a graffiti board in the Cyber Café on Hospital Street where you can tell us what you'd like to do before you die; there'll be free organza bags with Forget-me-not seeds to sow in memory of a loved one; and we'll be asking our staff to fill in a pledge card about how they can improve the quality of care of patients at the end of their life.
Date:
19/05/2015
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