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Industrial action: our message to patients

08/06/2023 | Press releases

Junior doctors will go on strike for 72 hours across England from 7am on Wednesday to 7am on Saturday (14 to 17 June). We are committed to keeping disruption to services to a minimum. Our focus is on providing safe care for patients who need urgent and emergency services, and those receiving inpatient care in… Read more »

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Expert advice for people living with IBD

01/06/2023 | Press releases

People living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will be given the chance to find out more about the foods and medication which could help their condition during an event at Colchester Hospital. During the meeting, specialists from East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), which runs Colchester Hospital, will give three presentations on… Read more »

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Taking a 10,000 foot leap of faith

30/05/2023 | Press releases

Courageous nursing staff will take a 10,000 foot leap of faith on Friday (2 June) when they jump from a plane to raise money for their patients and families. The 18-strong team, who are based in the critical care unit at Colchester Hospital, will take to the skies above Wiltshire to complete tandem skydives alongside… Read more »

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Help our hospital gardens to bloom

26/05/2023 | Press releases

Green-fingered gardeners with some time to spare are being invited to give something back during volunteers’ week by helping out in the gardens at Colchester Hospital. Everyone is welcome to join the volunteering session, which takes place between 10am and 12.30pm on Friday (2 June). Volunteers will be asked to roll their sleeves up and… Read more »

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Celebrating 75 Years of the NHS

22/05/2023 | Press releases

The NHS celebrates its 75th anniversary on 5 July this year. It’s a time to celebrate our past, but more importantly, a time to think about the future. We want to take this opportunity to thank all NHS staff and volunteers, past and present, who have made the organisation what it is. We are celebrating… Read more »

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Babergh chairman’s support for the Blossom Appeal

19/05/2023 | Press releases

Thank you to our colleagues at Babergh District Council for the following media release. Babergh District Council chairman, Cllr Kathryn Grandon, has presented a cheque for more than £12k to her chosen charity, the Blossom Appeal. During her term as chairman, Cllr Grandon hosted a charity ball at the Royal Hospital School welcoming almost 200… Read more »

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Celebrating International Nurses Day 2023

12/05/2023 | Press releases

Nurses from around the world are today (12 May) joining forces to celebrate International Nurses Day and the difference they make to patients every single day. To mark the event, two ESNEFT nurses have explained what attracted them to nursing and what they enjoy so much about the job. “Working in healthcare is a noble… Read more »

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