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NGH NHS Trust opening times for Blood taking unit and Paediatrics


Effective from 20th March our blood taking unit will have different opening hours:

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 13:00

Saturday 07:30 – 12:00

Sunday and Bank Holidays Closed


Paediatric opening times:

Monday to Friday 08:00 – 11:30



From Tuesday the 31st of March there are changes to the Blood Taking Unit at NGH. In order to keep patients safe at this time we are redirecting parts of this service to The Three Shires Hospital.


If you require a blood test you will need to contact the hospital to make an appointment on these numbers:


01604 690027

01604 690035


Three Shires will offer appointments Monday to Friday during the following times:


Monday -Friday 9am - 12:30pm and  13:30pm - 17:00pm


If you are a patient of our Maternity Unit they will make arrangements for you to have your bloods taken and you do not need to attend the Three Shires.


If your child requires a blood test the Blood Taking Unit t NGH will be open on Mondays from 10am-11am for paediatric patients only.

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Trilogy Gym

Trilogy Gym 

Northampton Activity on Referral Scheme

 A Quick Guide for Patients

The Healthcare professional will securely email the completed referral form with your medical details on to Trilogy Leisure

  • Trilogy staff will make contact with you within 5 working days
  • You will be offered a consultation appointment within 7 days after Trilogy make contact.
    • You will be able to access a 12 week exercise programme. Your consultation meeting will take place at one of the following centres although you will have access to five leisure centres during the 12 weeks:
      • Lings Forum Leisure Centre, NN3 8JR
      • Danes Camp Leisure Centre, NN4 ORX
      • Mounts Baths Leisure Centre, NN1 3DN
    • Suitably qualified staff will prepare a bespoke programme of exercise for you after an initial discussion
    • Staff will be on hand to support you at any time and will meet on a prearranged dates after 6 weeks to monitor your progress and at 12 weeks/programme completion
  • On completion, you will be provided with advice on how to continue with regular physical activity



    • Consultation Fee - £20.00 (fee includes consultation meetings with AoR exercise professional at 1,6 & 12 weeks)
    • Scheme Cost - £15.00 per month, direct debit for 3 months committed membership 
    • Please note this is a saving of £11 per month in comparison to one of our similar membership packages (£26 per month committed for 12 months) !
  • Scheme EntitlementUnlimited use of all FIVE Trilogy gyms(the three centres listed above plus Cripps Recreation Centre, NN1 5BD and Duston Sports Centre, NN5 6EX), FOUR swimming pools, over 200 fitness classes and three health suites.  

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