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“Life-changing” service now available across ESNEFT

13/06/2019 | Press releases

All ESNEFT patients can now receive potentially life-changing help to camouflage facial disfigurements, acne marks, scars, surgical wounds and other skin conditions following the expansion of our skin camouflage clinic. The clinic sees Allison Weston, maxillofacial and plastic surgery nurse specialist, teach patients how to apply special make-up to cover their scar or condition. It… Read more »

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ESNEFT governors to meet

28/05/2019 | Press releases

Patients, carers and the public have been invited to East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s (ESNEFT) next council of governors meeting, which takes place next Thursday (6 June). During the meeting, the governors will look at performance at the trust, which runs Colchester and Ipswich hospitals as well as a range of community… Read more »

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Celebrating Nurses’ Day

09/05/2019 | Press releases

If you were being cared for at our hospitals, what qualities would you expect from our nursing teams? We have made a short film with some of our nursing colleagues who have been talking about what it takes to do their job, ahead of Nurses’ Day on Sunday.   Join the conversation on Facebook by… Read more »

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Mobile stroke unit set to hit the road

02/05/2019 | Press releases

A ground-breaking mobile stroke unit which could save patients from death or serious disability by making sure they receive fast access to the right treatment is to be trialled across Ipswich. From Tuesday (7 May), a modified ambulance will attend calls to suspected strokes, with specially trained crews then able to give the patient a… Read more »

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Building team behind Aldeburgh Hospital sensory garden win national award

08/04/2019 | Announcements

The team behind the construction of Aldeburgh Hospital’s dementia-friendly sensory garden have received gold-standard, national recognition.   Roger Gladwell Landscape, Design and Construction were awarded the gold medal in the ‘Community Garden’ category at the National Landscaping Awards in London. The sensory garden which is also open to the wider community, is a peaceful setting… Read more »

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Teaching award for Colchester Hospital

04/04/2019 | Press releases

Colchester Hospital has been awarded a prestigious regional teaching award. Trainees have voted it as their Orthopaedic Training Hospital of the Year for the East of England.   Mark Loeffler, consultant orthopaedic surgeon and educational supervisor for Trauma and Orthopaedics at Colchester, said the hospital has always been “near the top”, but it’s the first… Read more »

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