Overcrowded and no longer fit for purpose  

What’s the hold up with Kettering General Hospital’s promised Accident and Emergency department rebuild?

By Sarah Ward

Kettering General Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department is bursting at the seams.

Built in the mid 1990s with a capacity to see 100 patients a day, it now often has 300 people daily coming through its doors and the numbers are rising as the local population grows and ages. 

Five years ago, a visiting consultant said the hospital had t…

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