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Dementia-friendly community sensory garden opens at Aldeburgh Hospital

13/11/2018 | Press releases

From left: Matron Michelle Fletcher, volunteer Jo Richey, visitor Jackie Bull, artist Andy Greenacre, designer of the listening bench David Villiers, volunteer garden team leader and project manager Anne Parsons, volunteers Karen Cartwright and Linda Fisher, at the listening bench. Picture: Andy Greenacre A dementia-friendly sensory garden designed to help patients recover quicker and return… Read more »

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Talk to us about your medication

26/10/2018 | Press releases

If you have any questions or concerns about the medication you or someone you know takes, but you’re not sure who to talk to, help is at hand. Members of the Pharmacy team at Ipswich Hospital are going to be holding a question and answer session in the Carers’ Cabin, near the hospital’s south entrance,… Read more »

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Boost for breast cancer patients in Suffolk

24/10/2018 | Press releases

Kay Phoenix, littlelifts operations and events executive, Louise Smith, Macmillan information specialist and centre manager at Ipswich Hospital, littlelifts founder Oa Hackett and Macmillan oncology breast nurse specialist at Ipswich Hospital Rachel Clifton. Women will be given a much-needed boost as they go through breast cancer treatment after a charity teamed up with the East… Read more »

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Addison’s support group set to meet

22/10/2018 | Press releases

People with Addison’s disease are being invited to find out more about expert help which will help them manage their illness by attending the next meeting of the North East Essex Support Group. The group will meet in the outpatients department on the first floor of Clacton Hospital on Wednesday 14 November from 6pm until… Read more »

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Colchester School Room

22/10/2018 | Press releases

Being that friendly face, a listening ear and reassuring voice of calm while providing education in hospital is what the team at Colchester Hospital’s school room are all about. The teaching staff, which includes Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) Sally Miller and teaching assistants Diane Bhaker and Nicki Whitelaw, help to continue a child’s education… Read more »

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Diabetes services win big at ‘Quality in Care’ awards

22/10/2018 | Press releases

Diabetes services across Suffolk and North East Essex have been recognised for delivering high quality patient care, promoting best practice and improving education. Together, services across the region were applauded for clinical excellence and a determination to raise standards for those living with diabetes. The North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS), managed by Suffolk GP… Read more »

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