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Heatwave advice

23/07/2018 | Press releases

Enjoy the sunshine and stay well Here are some top tips to keep well during the heatwave: If you need urgent medical care when your GP surgery is closed, call NHS 111 and they will make sure you receive the advice and care you need Keep hydrated – if you’re feeling thirsty, lightheaded, dizzy or tired, you… Read more »

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An MRI machine made of LEgo

Ipswich Dad builds Lego hospital scanner

20/07/2018 | Press releases

 A dad with a dab-hand for Lego has built a mini version of a hospital scanner to help Ipswich Hospital’s child patients. MRI scanners are large, heavy and noisy so unsurprisingly lots of children get scared about having a scan. Now youngsters can play and learn from the fun working model built by Chris Johnson,… Read more »

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Nienke wins European Award

European award for Colchester surgeon

10/07/2018 | Press releases

A consultant surgeon at Colchester Hospital is set to travel to Israel to learn from a world-renowned pioneer of endoscopic surgery after becoming one of just a handful of clinicians from across Europe to be awarded a prestigious fellowship. Nienke Warnaar has been awarded the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) fellowship, which will part-fund… Read more »

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