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Extra support for east Suffolk’s care homes

Extra support for east Suffolk’s care homes

17/01/2020 | Press releases

Care home residents are now receiving additional support to help them stay well and out of hospital thanks to a brand new community service running across east Suffolk.   The care home initiative sees a small team of specialist nurses and therapists work with the area’s 86 care homes to provide training and education to… Read more »

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has released its first inspection report for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

08/01/2020 | Press releases

The CQC report has highlighted outstanding areas of care in the Trust while recognising there are still some areas which require improvement and the Trust’s overall rating is ‘requires improvement’. The report has been welcomed by Helen Taylor, Chair, and Nick Hulme, Chief Executive. Ms Taylor said: “We welcome this highly detailed report which finds… Read more »

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The Radiotherapy Department at Ipswich Hospital

Quality award for Radiotherapy Department

19/12/2019 | Press releases

The Radiotherapy Department at Ipswich Hospital has been presented with a prestigious award for providing a warm, welcoming and high quality environment for patients receiving treatment for cancer. Staff at the unit have been presented with the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark following a rigorous assessment by Macmillan and a patient representative. They looked at a… Read more »

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Straight to test team

Helping cancer patients get a faster diagnosis

29/11/2019 | Announcements

Patients having investigations for suspected bowel cancer at Ipswich or Colchester hospitals are now able to get a diagnosis or the all clear more quickly thanks to a new straight-to-test service. The service sees a team of four nurses assess urgent GP referrals over the phone before offering them a colonoscopy within seven days. Previously,… Read more »

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ESNEFT

Long-serving Lynette set to retire

29/11/2019 | Press releases

A senior radiographer who helped set up Ipswich Hospital’s first CT service has spoken of the changes she has seen and the enjoyment she has taken from her career as she prepares to retire after nearly 40 years at the trust. Lynette Bulley began working at the hospital in January 1978 after completing her training… Read more »

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Long service awards ESNEFT

Celebrating 125 centuries of long service

29/11/2019 | Press releases

Dedicated staff who have together clocked up 12,493 years of service for the NHS have been honoured for their hard work and dedication. A total of 520 staff working for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), which runs Ipswich and Colchester hospitals as well as some community health services, were thanked for… Read more »

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The Garrett Anderson Centre

Lighting up Ipswich Hospital for pancreatic cancer

28/11/2019 | Announcements

Ipswich Hospital is being illuminated with purple lighting to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer, remember those who have passed away and celebrate the lives of people who have survived the illness.   The South Wards Entrance and Garrett Anderson Centre at the hospital, which is run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust,… Read more »

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