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Visiting patients in ESNEFT hospitals

22/09/2021 | Press releases

Visitors continue to be welcomed back at hospitals run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) in a safe and controlled way. Patients can nominate one visitor who will be able to see them for one hour a day for the duration of their stay. Slightly different arrangements are in place on… Read more »

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Celebrating a decade of skin cancer support

16/09/2021 | Press releases

A support group set up for people referred to Ipswich Hospital with skin cancer has celebrated its tenth birthday by meeting face-to-face for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The group was formed in 2011 by Macmillan skin cancer clinical nurse specialist Rachel Alexander and current chair Sue Roberts, with help and advice… Read more »

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New lead governor appointed

06/09/2021 | Press releases

A former nurse with experience of caring for others and volunteering has been appointed as lead governor at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT). Helen Rose, who is currently serving her second term as a public governor in the “rest of Suffolk” constituency, was elected unanimously to the role on Thursday (2… Read more »

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Hydrotherapy pools set to reopen for patients

30/08/2021 | Press releases

Hydrotherapy pools that had to close during the pandemic are reopening for patients. People living with certain muscular conditions, neurological conditions or those who are post-surgery and may benefit from physiotherapy in a hydrotherapy pool will soon be able to have treatment in the water. Sue Voules, clinical specialist physiotherapist at Ipswich Hospital, said: “Hydrotherapy… Read more »

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Extra support for patients with cancer

12/08/2021 | Press releases

People affected by cancer will soon be able to access more specialist counselling, workshops and psychological therapy at Ipswich Hospital thanks to the generosity of local charities. The range of enhanced support services will be available to both patients and their families, and will include counselling, therapy for couples and relatives and workshops covering topics… Read more »

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