Kettering General Hospital is replacing all of its internal directional signs to make it easier for patients and visitors to find their way around.
Hundreds of existing signs – put up over many years and in many different styles – are being replaced with a modern system of colour coding and large maps.
The work will begin in early October and should be completed within a week.
Kettering General Hospital’s Director of Estates and Facilities, Derek Shaw, said: “We have been aware for some time that the hospital’s signage is inconsistent and can be confusing – especially to new patients or visitors.
“The Trust hasn’t had a substantial review of its signage for at least 20 years and we decided that now was a good time to modernise and simplify what we have to ‘get the basics right’ for our patients and visitors.
“We will be retaining our prominent external signs – to places like A&E, outpatients and Rockingham Wing – but within the hospital itself our internal signs will all be changing.