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Helping cancer patients get a faster diagnosis

29/11/2019 | Announcements

Patients having investigations for suspected bowel cancer at Ipswich or Colchester hospitals are now able to get a diagnosis or the all clear more quickly thanks to a new straight-to-test service. The service sees a team of four nurses assess urgent GP referrals over the phone before offering them a colonoscopy within seven days. Previously,… Read more »

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The Garrett Anderson Centre

Lighting up Ipswich Hospital for pancreatic cancer

28/11/2019 | Announcements

Ipswich Hospital is being illuminated with purple lighting to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer, remember those who have passed away and celebrate the lives of people who have survived the illness.   The South Wards Entrance and Garrett Anderson Centre at the hospital, which is run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust,… Read more »

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ESNEFT Chair appointed

11/11/2019 | Announcements

Helen Taylor has been appointed Chair of the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Her appointment was announced by Michael Horley, lead governor of the Trust’s Council of Governors at Thursday’s board meeting in public. Helen has been the Interim Chair of the Trust for the past five months and took over from… Read more »

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LWBC event march 2019

Free event to offer support to cancer patients

15/08/2019 | Announcements

People living with and beyond cancer will be able to access support and information at a free event in Colchester next month organised by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).   The Living With and Beyond Cancer Health and Wellbeing Workshop on Monday, 16 September is aimed at cancer patients, and carers,… Read more »

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Urgent Treatment Centre at Ipswich

29/07/2019 | Announcements

Local residents are welcome to come and find out more about the urgent treatment centre plans at Ipswich Hospital at an information event today (Monday 29 July 2019). We will have colleagues on hand to answer your questions at the hospital’s Courtyard Restaurant, from 4pm to 8pm.

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ESNEFT board to meet

23/07/2019 | Announcements

Patients, carers and the public have been invited to East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s (ESNEFT) next board meeting, which takes place next Thursday (1 August). During the meeting, a patient will describe their experience of receiving care at the trust, which runs Colchester and Ipswich hospitals as well as a wide range… Read more »

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Building for better care

23/07/2019 | Announcements

Nick Hulme, Chief Executive of one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, has been setting out ambitions for the future and in particular a building for better care programme. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a significant investment in the health and wellbeing of… Read more »

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