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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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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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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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ESNEFT governors to meet

28/02/2020 | Press releases

Patients, carers and the public have been invited to the next meeting of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s (ESNEFT) Council of Governors on Thursday (5 March). During the meeting, the governors will hear more about the results of the recent NHS staff survey, as well as the way the trust is performing… Read more »

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Come along and share your views

28/02/2020 | Press releases

People in Suffolk and Essex are being invited to a series of meetings where they can share their views on a proposal to create a new centre at Colchester Hospital for patients who need planned orthopaedic surgery such as hip and knee replacements. East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), which runs Colchester… Read more »

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