New smartphone waiting times app helps patients locate NHS services in Northamptonshire

People in Northamptonshire can now access real-time information about waiting times at the county’s NHS urgent care facilities – thanks to the launch of a new smartphone app. The app, called WaitLess, enables those in need of urgent but non-life-threatening care to quickly see how long the wait is at both Kettering and Northampton General [...]

Case study: Age UK Northamptonshire launches support service for patients at KGH

As part of our work to improve our county’s urgent and emergency care services, health and care organisations in Northamptonshire are working together to ensure those in need can acccess the right care in the right place at the right time – and so people in hospital are supported to return home as soon as [...]

By | 2019-01-14T11:18:03+00:00 January 14th, 2019|News, Urgent and emergency care|0 Comments

New A&E minors area opens at KGH

On Christmas Eve 2018 Kettering General Hospital opened its expanded A&E minors area for people with minor injuries and less serious medical problems. The move is part of a £2.4m refurbishment and relocation programme to improve care for patients using the hospital’s A&E services. The work has involved expanding the department into the adjacent Frank Radcliffe [...]

By | 2019-01-14T11:10:51+00:00 January 14th, 2019|News, Urgent and emergency care|0 Comments

Working together to transform urgent and emergency care this winter – and beyond

Our urgent and emergency care services are more than just our accident and emergency services – they are all the services that support people in our community when they are very ill or in need of care that prevents them becoming ill. Katie Brown Every part of the NHS and social care services [...]

By | 2018-12-20T15:19:35+00:00 December 4th, 2018|News, Urgent and emergency care|0 Comments
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