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Cancer wellbeing centre plans submitted

29/03/2019 | Uncategorised

Patients and their loved ones will be able to benefit from additional support and care throughout their cancer journey if plans for a new wellbeing centre are approved.          Artist impressions of the new Cancer Wellbeing Centre A planning application has been submitted Colchester Borough Council to build the Cancer Wellbeing Centre… Read more »

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Launching ESNEFT Life

22/03/2019 | Press releases

‘ESNEFT Life’ is our brand new ESNEFT magazine. It is packed full of good news and staff achievements, celebrating some of the best stories from across the trust. Thank you to NHS Professionals for sponsoring this issue. Click here to download your copy

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Staff hold afternoon tea with a difference to promote patients’ swallowing difficulties

14/03/2019 | Press releases

Colchester Hospital held an afternoon tea with a difference to highlight the difficulties and life-threatening consequences faced by people who struggle to swallow.   While most people take their ability to eat and drink for granted, those with dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) can encounter a range of medical issues including choking, dehydration, malnutrition and weight loss…. Read more »

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Extra help to encourage mums-to-be to stub it out

12/03/2019 | Announcements

Mums-to-be who plan to have their babies at Ipswich Hospital are now being given extra help to stub it out earlier in their pregnancy following the launch of a convenient new stop smoking service. The service sees specially-trained midwife Angela Leach, in partnership with One Life Suffolk, offer support to women, along with any nicotine… Read more »

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Secretary of State visits ESNEFT

08/03/2019 | Press releases

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock MP visited the life-saving team at Ipswich Hospital’s Heart Centre today, Friday 8 March.   The Minister toured the £5million specialist unit and went behind the scenes in an operating theatre to watch a heart attack patient undergoing surgery. On his visit to the hospital,… Read more »

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New clinic to improve respiratory care

08/03/2019 | Press releases

Respiratory patients are now being given rapid access to the expert help they need to keep them out of hospital following the launch of a new specialist clinic run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).   The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) respiratory HOT clinic started seeing patients at Ipswich Hospital… Read more »

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Celebrating trainee nursing associates

07/03/2019 | Press releases

The impact of a new nursing role at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) which will make a difference to the lives of patients, carers and healthcare professionals by getting the right nurse next to the right bedside has been applauded at a celebratory event. The role of the nursing associate, which… Read more »

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