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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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Cancer Services User Group members

Help us improve cancer care

13/03/2020 | Press releases

A group which uses people’s first-hand experiences to improve services for patients who are receiving care for cancer is appealing for more members to join its ranks so that it can continue to make a difference in the future. ESNEFT’s Cancer Services User Group (CSUG) would like to hear from people who have received treatment… Read more »

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Choosing how your data is used

02/03/2020 | Press releases

By March 2020, the health service – including East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust – must comply with NHS Digital’s new national data opt-out policy. This means that patients can choose whether their confidential information is used for research and planning. If you do not want your information to be used in this… Read more »

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David Southworth

Colchester Hospital patient receives world’s first heart implant, likened to having a “paramedic in your pocket”

28/02/2020 | Press releases

A Colchester hospital patient has become the first person in the world to receive the world’s most advanced heart implant that doctors have likened to as having a “paramedic in your pocket”. David Southworth (pictured, below), who has heart failure, was fitted with the Medtronic Cobalt implant by ESNEFT consultant cardiologist Dr Duncan Field. It can communicate with… Read more »

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