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Chemotherapy suite re-opens after huge fundrasing campaign

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A chemotherapy suite that treats over 450 chemotherapy day case patients each month has been officially re-opened following huge public response to a fundraising appeal.
Posted on
12/06/2017

We're good – and it's official!

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We're good – and it's official! Northampton General Hospital is good with some outstanding areas – that's according to the latest inspection by healthcare watchdogs the Care Quality Commission. In their inspection report published in May 2017, inspectors found that the hospital had made significant improvements since the commission's previous inspection.
Posted on
01/06/2017

Danetre Hospital operations transfer to Northampton as temporary measure

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Patients due to have operations at Danetre Hospital in Daventry will instead have their treatment at Northampton General Hospital as a temporary measure.
Posted on
24/05/2017

Advice to patients following NHS cyber attack

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Northampton General Hospital has not been infected by the global cyber attack that has affected many NHS organsiations.
Posted on
15/05/2017

Advice on preventing and dealing with winter emergencies

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With a cold snap predicted for the UK, Northampton General Hospital is advising people to plan ahead to reduce the risks of becoming unwell. Top tips for staying well this winter.
Posted on
09/05/2017

Northampton's favourite books wanted for patients' library

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Northampton General Hospital is launching a campaign to create a library of the town's favourite books. The hospital is asking people living and working in Northampton to donate their favourite book to its Bedside Book Club, the new library service for patients.
Posted on
09/05/2017

Read the Spring issue of Insight, our NGH magazine

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...and download our NGH Plus app to watch the videos too!
Posted on
09/05/2017

Seek help at first sign of illness, urges hospital

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During January, the emergency department at Northampton General Hospital saw and treated more than 2,000 patients every week - and there is no sign of a let-up. Around 25 per cent of patients attending at the hospital's emergency department during January required admission for further assessment or treatment.
Posted on
09/05/2017

Wipes block pipes

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Wipes block pipes – that's the message from Northampton General Hospital and Anglian Water as they join forces to raise awareness of the financial and environmental cost of flushing disposable wipes down the toilet. When flushed, wipes don't disintegrate like toilet paper. And with more and more people using disposable wipes for personal hygiene and cleaning, pipes and sewers are getting blocked.
Posted on
09/05/2017

Expansion plans for on-site leisure centre

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Cripps Leisure Centre is run by the hospital's health and wellbeing partner Trilogy Leisure Trust, who've announced plans to double the size of the current main gym area, expanding the cardio vascular and resistance training areas with an additional 30 pieces of new equipment.
Posted on
09/05/2017
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