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Lift refurbishment at Coastal Birthing Unit

30/07/2021 | Press releases

The Coastal Birthing Unit at Clacton Hospital will be temporarily closed for births from Monday 2 August to Friday 10 September while lift refurbishment work is carried out. Antenatal and postnatal appointments will continue as normal during this time. However, alternative arrangements can be made for anyone who may find it difficult to get to… Read more »

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Charitable boost for specialist classes

27/07/2021 | Press releases

Specialist classes which help patients to overcome problems associated with treatment for breast cancer are continuing thanks to the help of charitable funding. The sessions are offered to everyone who receives treatment at Ipswich Hospital and take place over six weeks. Run by qualified instructors Zoe George and Theresa Palmer, they are designed to help… Read more »

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Thirty midwives to join ESNEFT hospitals

26/07/2021 | Press releases

Thirty new international midwives are to join labour wards and community teams across east Suffolk and north-east Essex over the coming months. The additional midwives are being recruited from Italy and Portugal, and will work at Ipswich, Colchester and Clacton hospitals, as well as across the community midwifery teams in the area. An existing midwife… Read more »

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Why cycling is right up two clinicians’ street

19/07/2021 | Press releases

It’s cheap, there’s no parking and you’ve already exercised say cyclists who are choosing a bike over a car as their commute of choice. Hospital consultants Dr Paul Byrne and Dr Laura Cormack both ride to work. Paul cycles the four-mile journey to Colchester Hospital, and Laura the two miles to Ipswich Hospital. Although both… Read more »

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£500k facelift for cardiology clinic

09/07/2021 | Press releases

The cardiology clinic at Ipswich Hospital has been transformed into a modern environment in which to work and receive care following a £500,000 facelift. East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), which runs the hospital, has replaced the ceiling, flooring and doors in clinic G, as well as adding wipe clean cladding to… Read more »

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Another operating theatre is opening at Ipswich Hospital to help reduce patient waiting lists for people across Suffolk and north east Essex.

Another operating theatre coming to ESNEFT

09/07/2021 | Press releases

Another operating theatre is opening at Ipswich Hospital to help reduce patient waiting lists for people across Suffolk and north east Essex. The theatre unit will be situated in an area of visitor car park F – please bear with us while we make some changes. The Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System… Read more »

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Helping patients relax to make treatment easier

07/07/2021 | Press releases

Patients at Ipswich Hospital are now able to relax to soothing lighting, music and projected images during their radiotherapy planning scan thanks to the generosity of local people. East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) has installed the new ambient lighting system in a specially-designed CT scanning room after receiving a £40,000 donation… Read more »

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