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Welly Walk returns to Jimmy’s Farm!

14/08/2023 | Press releases

Colchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity is inviting families to join this year’s Welly Walk and stomp their way round Jimmy’s Farm – all while raising vital funds to benefit young patients. This year’s event takes place on Sunday 24 September and will give people the chance to enjoy a brand new interactive route while supporting… Read more »

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Grateful family donates £11,000 to hospital staff

11/08/2023 | Press releases

A grateful family have donated more than £11,000 to Colchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity and thanked staff at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) for the care they gave their much-loved wife, mother and friend. Rita Hoyle passed away in November following a cancer diagnosis four years earlier. Throughout her illness, Rita… Read more »

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Extreme abseil raises £41,000

31/07/2023 | Press releases

Colchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity’s Extreme Abseil has so far raised more than £41,000 for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s (ESNEFT) hospitals and community sites, with donations continuing to come in. The iconic event took place over the weekend and saw both individuals and corporate teams take on the adrenaline-pumping challenge by… Read more »

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Radiographer strikes across NHS

24/07/2023 | Press releases

Radiographers across the NHS will be talking part in strike action this month. A two-day walkout will take place between 8am on Tuesday 25 July and 8am on Thursday 27 July. We are committed to keeping disruption to services to a minimum. Our focus is on providing safe care for patients who need urgent and… Read more »

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Gearing up to raise charity cash

17/07/2023 | Press releases, Uncategorised

Colleagues from across ESNEFT are gearing up to test their pedal power by cycling 85 miles in memory of much-loved orthopaedic surgeon Dame Clare Marx. Around 12 past and present staff will ride from Ipswich Hospital to the Royal College of Surgeons in London – of which Dame Clare was appointed the first female president… Read more »

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ESNEFT awarded gold for armed forces support

12/07/2023 | Press releases

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) has been awarded a coveted gold award in recognition of the support it offers to people serving in the armed forces, veterans and their families. The award, which is the highest badge of honour an employer can receive, has been presented to the Trust as part… Read more »

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Butterfly Centres open their doors

10/07/2023 | Press releases

The families and carers of patients who are in the last 12 months of life can now relax in a calming environment away from the wards after East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) opened two calming Butterfly Service and Information Centres. The centres offer a valuable opportunity for respite away from the… Read more »

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