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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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Jess Rowland, Lisa Larner and Nicola Heath

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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Stroke Therapy at ESNEFT

07/12/2018 | Announcements

Did you know? We offer Stroke therapy groups for patients, across ESNEFT and, where appropriate in people’s homes as they continue their rehabilitation. Sessions such as Tai-Chi and craft workshops are held at Colchester Hospital, along with exercise classes. Ipswich Hospital also hosts exercise classes and relaxation sessions.  

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Time Garden

06/12/2018 | Announcements

ESNEFT colleague Claire Carran is encouraging Christmas well-wishers to make a donation to the Colchester Hospital Time Garden this year. Claire’s father Ron spent a year in and out of the hospital before he died just before Christmas last year. Ron had Alzheimer’s and Claire said the garden made a huge difference to him. Claire,… Read more »

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Milestone for Cancer Centre Campaign

05/12/2018 | Announcements

Work is set to begin on building a state-of-the-art cancer centre at Colchester Hospital, marking the start of a transformation in patient care in north Essex. Construction of the purpose built centre, which will support patients through diagnosis and treatment, as well as their loved ones, is now imminent after planning permission for the £3.25million… Read more »

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Essex County Hospital: the end of an era

30/11/2018 | Announcements

The final patient has been seen, the last boxes have been packed and the doors have closed for the very last time at Essex County Hospital. Teams have been moving in phases from the Lexden Road site to Colchester’s Primary Care Centre (PCC) in Turner Road, over the past two weeks and have now said… Read more »

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Book in now for one-to-one fertility help

30/11/2018 | Announcements

People who are struggling to conceive a baby are being given the chance to meet fertility experts one-to-one during a series of events taking place at Ipswich Hospital. The East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) fertility team will hold free information evenings once a month for the next year for anyone interested in… Read more »

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ESNEFT hosts Takeover Challenge Day

23/11/2018 | Announcements

Pupils from schools in North Essex and East Suffolk are taking part in Takeover Challenge Day at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals. The day is a chance for the youngsters to get a glimpse of hospital life, allowing them access to different departments such as the pathology lab and the operations centre. They are also being… Read more »

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