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A community midwife from Kettering General Hospital was shortlisted for a national NHS hero award for the support she provided for a family. Serena Smith, 38, from Wellingborough, was nominated in the Best Midwife category of The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Award. The award was launched in July to recognise the work done day-to-day by…Learn more
Dr Andrew Chilton is a Gastroenterologist who specialises in Therapeutic Endoscopy and Bowel Cancer Screening. He graduated from Newcastle University and did his Postgraduate in the West Midlands. He relocated to Northamptonshire around 15 years ago and became clinical lead at Kettering General Hospital KGH). He took a service that was rudimentary and developed it…Learn more
Career opportunities for Consultants and good work life balance Consultant Cardiologist Dr Cusack has been working at Northampton Hospital since September 2014. He joined the Trust from Wolverhampton, where he was a clinical director and led the Black Country Cardiovascular network from 2008 to 2012. Dr Cusack had some managerial experience at Wolverhampton but wanted…Learn more
Amazing patient care, fast track career and variety of clinical pathways at St Andrew’s Healthcare Aisling Jeiter has been working at St Andrew’s Healthcare in Northampton since January 2016, when she relocated from Sligo in Ireland. She was recruited as a student nurse, after coming over for a visit and decided to relocate there when…Learn more
Plenty of scope for promotion for nurses Nick Warren has been working for Northamptonshire Heathcare NHS Foundation Trust since 2011. He joined as a staff nurse at St Mary’s Hospital, after relocating from Bradford with his partner. He was promoted after seven months to charge nurse, and after 18 months was appointed as ward matron…Learn more
Great team spirit and promotional opportunities Michael Pieriedes, Doctor of Acute Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Kettering General Hospital (KGH) is full of praise for how well employees are treated at Kettering General Hospital. Staff seek advice and help from each other and ensure they work together as a team. He first worked at Kettering…Learn more
Why training and development is at the heart of a ground-breaking NHS recruitment campaign New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)[i] have revealed that more UK nurses and midwives are leaving the profession than joining for the first time on record, with the number of nurses departing having risen by 51% in just…Learn more
Innovative Trust pioneering new treatments and offering research and teaching opportunities Krishna Yathiraj has been working at Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust for two years, since relocating from Suffolk. He relocated because there were some issues at his previous Trust and it had received negative ratings. Krishna moved to Northampton in 2015 and has now…Learn more
The sky’s the limit Ajay Verma has been working at Kettering General Hospital since 2011. Initially he was a training registrar and then he did a fellowship post until 2014. He has been a full-time consultant since 2015. Currently living in Leicester, Ajay plans to move his wife and family to Northamptonshire within the next…Learn more
Northamptonshire offers a great quality of life and career progression Lesley Robinson, who is 38, has been working at Northampton General Hospital for almost 13 years. She moved to the area from Brighton in Sussex because her boyfriend lived in Northampton. Now happily married, they took the decision to live in Northampton for financial reasons….Learn more
“Making a difference for you, with you” at Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Pippa Gilbert relocated from Lincolnshire where she grew up, to Northamptonshire in January 2013 when her husband got a job in Northampton. She has worked for Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) since September 2014. Pippa was working for Community Services as…Learn more
Dispelling the myth Northampton is ‘up North’ Amy Johnson has worked for 14 years as a registered nurse in Northamptonshire. She started at 18 and qualified at 21, and has been nursing ever since. She says she couldn’t imagine living or working anywhere else. She has lived in Northamptonshire all her life but has moved…Learn more