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Essex County Hospital: the end of an era

30/11/2018 | Announcements

The final patient has been seen, the last boxes have been packed and the doors have closed for the very last time at Essex County Hospital. Teams have been moving in phases from the Lexden Road site to Colchester’s Primary Care Centre (PCC) in Turner Road, over the past two weeks and have now said… Read more »

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Book in now for one-to-one fertility help

30/11/2018 | Announcements

People who are struggling to conceive a baby are being given the chance to meet fertility experts one-to-one during a series of events taking place at Ipswich Hospital. The East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) fertility team will hold free information evenings once a month for the next year for anyone interested in… Read more »

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ESNEFT hosts Takeover Challenge Day

23/11/2018 | Announcements

Pupils from schools in North Essex and East Suffolk are taking part in Takeover Challenge Day at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals. The day is a chance for the youngsters to get a glimpse of hospital life, allowing them access to different departments such as the pathology lab and the operations centre. They are also being… Read more »

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Praise for ESNEFT Neonatal care

19/11/2018 | Press releases

Neonatal Unit teams at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) have been praised in new reports* for the care they give to babies. Colchester Hospital’s neonatal unit was one of eight to achieve the highest score of 88% following a national review of neonatal critical care services, while Ipswich Hospital scored 81%…. Read more »

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Aldeburgh Garden

Dementia-friendly community sensory garden opens at Aldeburgh Hospital

13/11/2018 | Press releases

From left: Matron Michelle Fletcher, volunteer Jo Richey, visitor Jackie Bull, artist Andy Greenacre, designer of the listening bench David Villiers, volunteer garden team leader and project manager Anne Parsons, volunteers Karen Cartwright and Linda Fisher, at the listening bench. Picture: Andy Greenacre A dementia-friendly sensory garden designed to help patients recover quicker and return… Read more »

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New home for Wheelchair Services

02/11/2018 | Announcements

      The Wheelchair Services team in north Essex has now moved to Clacton Hospital. The service and its staff, which had been based at Essex County Hospital, relocated to Clacton Hospital this week ahead of the Lexden Road site being handed over to developers, Essex Homes. All existing services will leave the 200-year-old… Read more »

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