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Mum’s thanks for a decade of care

27/10/2022 | Press releases

A grateful mum has thanked staff at Ipswich Hospital for the care and kindness they showed to her son throughout a decade of treatment for a rare form of epilepsy. Sam Revitt, who died in February aged 10, was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, a genetic condition which causes epilepsy and other developmental problems. Together with… Read more »

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Saying thank you for “exemplary” care

14/10/2022 | Press releases

A gardening expert who describes the cancer care she received from East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) as “exemplary” has given her backing to a charity appeal to help fund a new breast care centre at Ipswich Hospital. Ruth Goudy, who runs Kiln Farm Nursery and Garden Centre in Kesgrave alongside husband… Read more »

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Help us improve our environment

11/10/2022 | Press releases

People with an interest in the NHS are being asked to help carry out assessments designed to make sure East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) is meeting the highest standards of cleanliness while ensuring the privacy and dignity of patients. The Trust, which runs Colchester and Ipswich hospitals and a range of… Read more »

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Santa Fun Run returns to Colchester Castle Park

06/10/2022 | Press releases

Colchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity’s iconic Santa Fun Run will return for the 13th consecutive year on Sunday 4 December at Colchester’s Castle Park. Participants have the choice of running, jogging or walking 5km or 3km around the park grounds whilst doing something amazing for their local NHS charity. The Santa Fun Run is suitable… Read more »

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‘My daughter’s life-limiting conditions don’t define her – she’s a warrior and a gift’

03/10/2022 | Press releases

Erin lives with life-limiting complex medical needs. The eight-year-old is unlikely to reach her teenage years and her day-to-day life is peppered with regular medication, inpatient stays at Colchester Hospital and regular medical monitoring. Her mum Helen Sadler has cared for her since birth and dedicates her life to looking after her little girl. Helen has shared her story about life with ‘Erin the warrior’…. Read more »

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