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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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Boost for breast cancer patients in Suffolk

24/10/2018 | Press releases

Kay Phoenix, littlelifts operations and events executive, Louise Smith, Macmillan information specialist and centre manager at Ipswich Hospital, littlelifts founder Oa Hackett and Macmillan oncology breast nurse specialist at Ipswich Hospital Rachel Clifton. Women will be given a much-needed boost as they go through breast cancer treatment after a charity teamed up with the East… Read more »

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Addison’s support group set to meet

22/10/2018 | Press releases

People with Addison’s disease are being invited to find out more about expert help which will help them manage their illness by attending the next meeting of the North East Essex Support Group. The group will meet in the outpatients department on the first floor of Clacton Hospital on Wednesday 14 November from 6pm until… Read more »

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Colchester School Room

22/10/2018 | Press releases

Being that friendly face, a listening ear and reassuring voice of calm while providing education in hospital is what the team at Colchester Hospital’s school room are all about. The teaching staff, which includes Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) Sally Miller and teaching assistants Diane Bhaker and Nicki Whitelaw, help to continue a child’s education… Read more »

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Essex County Hospital update

08/10/2018 | Press releases

A date has been set for services to move out of Colchester’s Essex County Hospital (ECH). The doors will close and the final patient will be seen at the hospital, which is nearly 200-years-old, on Friday, November 30. As part of plans to improve services and facilities for patients, all of the remaining clinical services… Read more »

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Wheelchair services team

Wheelchair Services engagement events

05/10/2018 | Press releases

People who use Wheelchair Services in north Essex have given their views about the service temporarily moving. The service and its staff, which are based at Essex County Hospital at the moment, will move to Clacton Hospital at the end of October ahead of the Lexden Road site being handed over to developers. The Transfer… Read more »

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New critical care patient group

01/10/2018 | Uncategorised

Patients recovering from critical illness in Ipswich are to be helped back to health by people that were once seriously unwell themselves. Clinical staff at Ipswich Hospital have set up an ICUSteps group and are looking for former intensive care patients to join them and talk to recovering patients and their loved ones, as well… Read more »

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