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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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Help us improve the quality of our services

03/02/2020 | Press releases

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) is asking patients, carers, the public and staff to help choose its key areas for improvement (which are also known as ‘quality priorities’) for 2020/21. The trust, which runs Ipswich and Colchester hospitals as well as a range of community services, has developed nine priorities and… Read more »

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Helping people live with and beyond cancer

22/01/2020 | Press releases

A free event designed to help patients and their families to look after their health and recovery as they manage the effects of cancer will take place in Colchester later this spring. “Living with and beyond cancer” has been organised by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) and Macmillan Cancer Support. Taking… Read more »

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Board to meet – January 2020

21/01/2020 | Press releases

Patients, carers and the public have been invited to East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s (ESNEFT) next board meeting. The meeting takes place in Colchester on Thursday 30 January. The meeting will look at how ESNEFT is performing against government indicators, such as referral to treatment times and the Emergency Department four-hour target…. Read more »

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