"Breast care unit Kettering GH"

About: Kettering General Hospital / General surgery

Excellent service from the whole breast care unit

The Consultant and their team are a credit to the NHS and the KGH

I do have the option of private health care, but the waiting times would have been no quicker and the aftercare service in the unit is far better than that I had experienced for another operation in the private sector.

I had two ops, again the staff on Geddington although overstretched did an amazing job - my only concern is the patient waiting area on the Geddington ward.

It is mixed sex and yet you are left sitting there with surgical stockings on waiting for a bed/room. One lady was asked to change into her operating gown in the toilet within the waiting area not good - germs I would presume being the biggest factor.

On my second visit there were no rooms or beds free for doctors to consult there patients, and I was seen in a small office.

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Response from Kettering General Hospital

Thank you for taking to time to leave your feedback. Your positive comments are reassuring and will be fed back to the wider team. We are aware of the issues that you have highlighted with the waiting area on Geddington and we are actively looking at ways to improve this.

Claire Thirkill – Lead Nurse surgery

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