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Suspension of ESNEFT home birth service

03/04/2020 | Announcements, Press releases

We are working hard to protect women, babies and our midwives during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In line with national guidance we have already made changes to visiting arrangements and antenatal appointments at our hospitals. We have now made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend our home birth service. We appreciate the time, thought and… Read more »

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Arrangements for visiting and appointments in Maternity services

27/03/2020 | Announcements, Press releases

In line with national guidance we have made changes to visiting arrangements at our hospitals to protect our staff, patients and their families during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. There is some additional guidance for our Maternity departments, which covers Colchester Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Clacton Hospital with immediate effect. Only pregnant women (the patient) may… Read more »

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Generic patients' hands

New visiting arrangements

26/03/2020 | Announcements, Press releases

Nick Hulme, Chief Executive at East Suffolk and North East Essex Foundation Trust, said: “Today we are announcing more changes to our visiting arrangements on all our hospital sites. “Sadly, in line with the national guidance from the government on social distancing and social isolation, visiting is suspended. The only exceptional circumstances where one visitor… Read more »

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video appointments

Attend Anywhere – video appointments

24/03/2020 | Announcements

  With the support of NHS England and NHS Improvement we are now offering video consultations to some of our patients. This forms part of our response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response. The decision to offer this type of appointment will be made by a medical professional depending on your individual care needs. If you… Read more »

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Straight to test team

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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