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Michelle Chaplin ESNEFT Commendation

08/08/2018 | Press releases

  While we are still in the throes of a heatwave, it’s hard to remember the snow and harsh winter of just a few months ago. The challenging conditions that brought huge snow drifts and freezing temperatures to the region saw many team members work even harder than usual to deliver excellent care and keep… Read more »

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Annual public meeting, this Thursday 2 August

30/07/2018 | Announcements

We are holding the Annual Members Meeting and Annual Public Meeting for the two former Trusts (Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust NHS and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust) who have merged to become East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. The meeting begins at 1.15pm at Pinewood Community Hall, Pinewood, Ipswich, and will include… Read more »

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Suffolk Family Carers awards ESNEFT lavenham ward

Nursing trio win Suffolk Family Carers awards

25/07/2018 | Press releases

Nursing trio win Suffolk Family Carers awards Three of our nurses and their team have been recognised for their commitment to caring for family carers on Lavenham ward. Seated – Tracey Wakeling (left), Naomi Gunton and Fiona Rawson with members of their team from Lavenham ward. Family Carers play a crucial role in the lives… Read more »

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Beat the heatwave

25/07/2018 | Press releases

Beat the heatwave Visit your loved ones early!   People are today being encouraged to avoid the heat and make earlier than normal visits to see their loved ones at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals. The Met Office has issued an Amber alert until Friday at 9am, as a result of the current heatwave, and are… Read more »

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Heatwave advice

23/07/2018 | Press releases

Enjoy the sunshine and stay well Here are some top tips to keep well during the heatwave: If you need urgent medical care when your GP surgery is closed, call NHS 111 and they will make sure you receive the advice and care you need Keep hydrated – if you’re feeling thirsty, lightheaded, dizzy or tired, you… Read more »

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An MRI machine made of LEgo

Ipswich Dad builds Lego hospital scanner

20/07/2018 | Press releases

 A dad with a dab-hand for Lego has built a mini version of a hospital scanner to help Ipswich Hospital’s child patients. MRI scanners are large, heavy and noisy so unsurprisingly lots of children get scared about having a scan. Now youngsters can play and learn from the fun working model built by Chris Johnson,… Read more »

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Nienke wins European Award

European award for Colchester surgeon

10/07/2018 | Press releases

A consultant surgeon at Colchester Hospital is set to travel to Israel to learn from a world-renowned pioneer of endoscopic surgery after becoming one of just a handful of clinicians from across Europe to be awarded a prestigious fellowship. Nienke Warnaar has been awarded the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) fellowship, which will part-fund… Read more »

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