Serving Colchester, Ipswich and the local area
Please do not visit friends or relatives in our hospitals if you have experienced diarrhoea and vomiting within the last 48 hours
The Occupational Therapy team at Colchester Hospital hopes Recovery Through Activity will help patients get involved in meaningful and purposeful pastimes which they will enjoy, providing both mental and physical stimulation as they recover in hospital.
ESNEFT’s virtual robots are helping to reduce the number of wasted outpatient appointments. Technology is now being used to cancel appointments automatically in our patient records system.
Work to replace the narrow blue footbridge at the front of Colchester Hospital is due to begin on Monday, 4 February.
Patients will be able to be treated more quickly in a more modern environment at Colchester Hospital if £7million plans to improve and replace outdated facilities are approved.
Our draft strategy is our vision for the future. It outlines what we’re here to do and why.
We want to know what you think about our plans.
New parents will no longer need to take their babies to hospital for a simple test which can now be done at home or in the community.
Our strategy is our vision for the future from now to 2024. We want to know what you think about it
We want to hear what you think of our services. If you'd like to give us a compliment, need some help, or need to complain, our patient advice service is here to help