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Doctors to go on strike across the NHS

15/09/2023 | Press releases

Doctors across the NHS will be taking part in strike action next week. And for the first time in NHS history, junior doctors and consultants are taking industrial action on the same day. On Tuesday and Wednesday (19 and 20 September), there will be a Christmas Day level of service for consultants’ industrial action. Junior… Read more »

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Board meeting to take place next week

31/08/2023 | Press releases

Finance and performance will be among the items on the agenda when East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s (ESNEFT) Board meets on Thursday (7 September). During the morning, the Board will discuss quality and patient safety, as well as its digital, data and technology strategy. It will also hear more about a patient’s… Read more »

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Extra support for young patients at Ipswich Hospital

21/08/2023 | Press releases

Young people receiving care at Ipswich Hospital can now get extra support for their wellbeing, mental health and educational needs following the launch of a brand new youth service. Clinicians can refer patients aged between 11 and 19 to youth worker Rachel Senior (pictured below). Rachel will provide approximately six to eight one-to-one sessions. She… Read more »

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Surgical robot benefits patients with prostate cancer

16/08/2023 | Press releases

Patients diagnosed with prostate cancer are now able to have robotic surgery at Colchester Hospital as part of their treatment. The DaVinci robot is the latest technology used by surgeons to perform operations. The robot is less invasive and means operations can be performed with greater precision, helping patients recover quicker. East Suffolk and North… Read more »

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Braving the rain in memory of Dame Clare

14/08/2023 | Press releases

Past and present East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) colleagues have raised more than £2,500 in memory of much-loved orthopaedic surgeon Dame Clare Marx by braving the rain to test their pedal power. The group rode from Ipswich Hospital to the Royal College of Surgeons in London – of which Dame Clare… Read more »

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