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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust




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You can delete the cookies stored on your computer at any time. You can also change your browser's privacy settings to block websites from storing cookies on your device (computer, mobile phone, tablet etc.). Click to learn more about cookies.

How we use cookies

We use cookies where they are necessary for the functioning of this website or where they help us to give you the best possible experience (for example, by remembering your text size). We use pieces of information to improve services for example measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast.

Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. At no point will our cookies result in cold calls, junk email or information being passed to third parties.

When you first visit this website, we notify you that we use cookies.By proceeding and using this website you are agreeing to accept cookies. The notification message is only shown once; it is hidden when you choose to view further pages in this website.

Current Cookies

Please be aware that the providers listed below may change their cookie names without notice.
As an example, we use the following cookies on our website:

Cookie:Google Analytics

Name:_utmc, _gat, _giud, _utma,_gat,_cqcTracker,_ga, _gid

Description:These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. To find out more, please see Google analytics safeguuarding your data

Duration: _utmc (when users exits browser), _gat(10 minutes),_giud(24 hours), _utma (24months) ,_cqcTracker(24 hours),_ga(24 months),_gid(24 hours)



Description:If a user decides to click Deny Cookies, cookieBAR will will not allow third-party cookies from this site to be placed on your device.

Once user clicks Allow Cookies cookieBAR with set a cookie named cookiebar on your device that will expire in 30 days. This cookie serves as a store for your selection whether you allow or deny cookies.

Duration: 30 days



Description:This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis

Duration: 12 months

Cookie:ASP.NET cookie

Name:ASP.NET cookie

Description:Randomly generated ID

Duration: Session



Description:Stores your current font size selection

Duration:12 months

Cookie:Cookie NID


Description:Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

Duration:6 months



Description:Usually used for load balancing. Identifies the server that delivered the last page to the browser. Associated with the HAProxy Load Balancer software.




Description:These cookies are used by JWPlayer (video player) to remember user's choices for any further videos he/she views