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Photograph of Pippa Wilson with Matt Hancock

Secretary of State visits ESNEFT

08/03/2019 | Press releases

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock MP visited the life-saving team at Ipswich Hospital’s Heart Centre today, Friday 8 March.   The Minister toured the £5million specialist unit and went behind the scenes in an operating theatre to watch a heart attack patient undergoing surgery. On his visit to the hospital,… Read more »

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Photograph of Paul Humphrey at his desk

New clinic to improve respiratory care

08/03/2019 | Press releases

Respiratory patients are now being given rapid access to the expert help they need to keep them out of hospital following the launch of a new specialist clinic run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).   The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) respiratory HOT clinic started seeing patients at Ipswich Hospital… Read more »

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Nursing Associate celebration

Celebrating trainee nursing associates

07/03/2019 | Press releases

The impact of a new nursing role at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) which will make a difference to the lives of patients, carers and healthcare professionals by getting the right nurse next to the right bedside has been applauded at a celebratory event. The role of the nursing associate, which… Read more »

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Recovery Through Activity Emma Alder, Josh Hall, patient Rosemary Porter, Catherine Bate and Laura Moxon

Support new Colchester Hospital project as you shop

28/02/2019 | Press releases

Your votes in Tesco supermarkets are needed to help launch a new project which aims to get patients up and moving while they are in hospital. The Occupational Therapy team at Colchester Hospital hopes Recovery Through Activity will help patients get involved in meaningful and purposeful pastimes which they will enjoy, providing both mental and… Read more »

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Cancer Centre

Cancer centre milestone

14/02/2019 | Press releases

A significant milestone in the construction of Colchester Hospital’s new cancer centre will be reached in the coming days.   Steel work, which will form the first phase of the structure of the Collingwood Centre, will be craned into position over the weekend. Stroods Specialist Contractors will be on site from 7.30am to 4pm on Saturday and… Read more »

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Photograph of Jennifer Wright

Meet our marathon runners

30/01/2019 | Press releases

Five fundraisers have been lacing up their training shoes to prepare for April’s London Marathon in aid of our hospitals’ charity. Find out what’s inspired them… Mandy is head of the Colchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity and is fundraising for the Ipswich Hospital Children’s Appeal (see panel below). She said: “No one is more surprised… Read more »

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Stroods on site (Jan 2019) - Shaun Rampton, Leon Seccombe, Lee Tyler and Robert Le-Chalmers

Collingwood Centre construction begins

15/01/2019 | Press releases

Work has begun to build a new state-of-the-art cancer centre at Colchester Hospital. The team from Stroods Specialist Contractors arrived at the Turner Road site after the festive break to start the Collingwood Centre construction process. Ground works will continue for another two weeks, but it marks the start of improving care for patients in… Read more »

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