Burton Latimer has a medical centre (with on-site pharmacy) and an optician. The nearest hospital is Kettering General Hospital, which also has an A&E department.
In general, Burton Latimer has been a law-abiding and safe place over the years, with most crimes being of the minor kind. Statistics for the town show fairly low levels of theft, burglary and anti-social behaviour.
There are seven life-saving defibrillators in Burton Latimer, contained within prominent wall-mounted boxes:
To release a defibrillator, call 999 for the access code to unlock the box, then enter the code on the key-pad and turn the handle.
Defibrillators are very easy to use. Although they don’t all look the same, they all function in broadly the same way. The machine gives clear spoken instructions. You don’t need training to use one.