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Ipswich Hospital cancer ward refurbishment

11/09/2018 | Announcements

  Patients will be able to be cared for in a lighter and more modern environment after a cancer ward at Ipswich Hospital is refurbished. Somersham Ward’s patients and staff will temporarily move to Waveney Ward on Saturday 15 September until the work is complete in mid-November. Laura Mallett, matron for cancer services at Ipswich,… Read more »

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Michelle Chaplin ESNEFT Commendation

08/08/2018 | Press releases

  While we are still in the throes of a heatwave, it’s hard to remember the snow and harsh winter of just a few months ago. The challenging conditions that brought huge snow drifts and freezing temperatures to the region saw many team members work even harder than usual to deliver excellent care and keep… Read more »

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Annual public meeting, this Thursday 2 August

30/07/2018 | Announcements

We are holding the Annual Members Meeting and Annual Public Meeting for the two former Trusts (Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust NHS and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust) who have merged to become East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. The meeting begins at 1.15pm at Pinewood Community Hall, Pinewood, Ipswich, and will include… Read more »

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Suffolk Family Carers awards ESNEFT lavenham ward

Nursing trio win Suffolk Family Carers awards

25/07/2018 | Press releases

Nursing trio win Suffolk Family Carers awards Three of our nurses and their team have been recognised for their commitment to caring for family carers on Lavenham ward. Seated – Tracey Wakeling (left), Naomi Gunton and Fiona Rawson with members of their team from Lavenham ward. Family Carers play a crucial role in the lives… Read more »

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Beat the heatwave

25/07/2018 | Press releases

Beat the heatwave Visit your loved ones early!   People are today being encouraged to avoid the heat and make earlier than normal visits to see their loved ones at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals. The Met Office has issued an Amber alert until Friday at 9am, as a result of the current heatwave, and are… Read more »

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Heatwave advice

23/07/2018 | Press releases

Enjoy the sunshine and stay well Here are some top tips to keep well during the heatwave: If you need urgent medical care when your GP surgery is closed, call NHS 111 and they will make sure you receive the advice and care you need Keep hydrated – if you’re feeling thirsty, lightheaded, dizzy or tired, you… Read more »

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