Jeakins Weir has just finished a £1.2 million project to refurbish the Maxillofacial department at Kettering General Hospital to provide state of the art care and treatment facilities for patients with conditions relating to the face, mouth and jaws.
The £1.2m project involved completely stripping back the previous Maxillofacial department and creating a brand-new department from two existing wards. The project, completed in April 2019 for Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was procured via Scape using the empa –ii framework.
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Kettering General Hospital provides a service for the treatment of adults and children with the following conditions: Facial and dental trauma, Facial and oral cancer, including skin cancers, Minor oral surgery procedures, Dental & orthodontics, Orthognathics (orthodontic treatment combined with surgery), Visiting Cleft Palate Service.
In 2018, Jeakins Weir completed two other important building and refurbishment projects at Kettering General Hospital - a £460,000 project to refurbish the A&E department and a £600,000 project to create a new simulation suite at the hospital.