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Centre of Excellence award for Colchester gynaecology department

05/03/2019 | Announcements

A Colchester Hospital department has been honoured. They have been recognised for performing a procedure (Endometrial Ablation) that helps women who suffer heavy or abnormal bleeding during their periods. Led by consultant gynecologist Mr Fadi Alfhaily, the gynaecology department has named as a centre of excellence for their work performing the NovaSure procedure.   NovaSure can be carried out… Read more »

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Support new Colchester Hospital project as you shop

28/02/2019 | Press releases

Your votes in Tesco supermarkets are needed to help launch a new project which aims to get patients up and moving while they are in hospital. 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… Read more »

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Cancer centre milestone

14/02/2019 | Press releases

A significant milestone in the construction of Colchester Hospital’s new cancer centre will be reached in the coming days.   Steel work, which will form the first phase of the structure of the Collingwood Centre, will be craned into position over the weekend. Stroods Specialist Contractors will be on site from 7.30am to 4pm on Saturday and… Read more »

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Bridge replacement work at Colchester Hospital

04/02/2019 | Announcements

Work to replace the narrow blue footbridge at the front of Colchester Hospital is due to begin on Monday, 4 February.   It is part of the wider, multi-million plan to transform and extend the main entrance of the hospital. David Cohen, capital project manager at Colchester Hospital, said: “The existing bridge is cramped and… Read more »

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Meet our marathon runners

30/01/2019 | Press releases

Five fundraisers have been lacing up their training shoes to prepare for April’s London Marathon in aid of our hospitals’ charity. Find out what’s inspired them… Mandy is head of the Colchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity and is fundraising for the Ipswich Hospital Children’s Appeal (see panel below). She said: “No one is more surprised… Read more »

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SPOTLIGHT ON – ESNEFT chaplaincy

28/01/2019 | Announcements

ESNEFT chaplains and their dedicated team support our patients, their families, and our staff and volunteers at any stage of their life, talking and listening to people from all walks of life to meet their spiritual needs.   Lead chaplain Allison Cline-Dean, said: “We will always be there for a patient who is dying and… Read more »

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Testing babies for jaundice in the community

21/01/2019 | Announcements

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. ESNEFT’s community midwifery teams in east Suffolk have been provided with new bilirubinometers which test for jaundice in newborn babies. This means colleagues can carry out the test… Read more »

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