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Bridge replacement work at Colchester Hospital

04/02/2019 | Announcements

Work to replace the narrow blue footbridge at the front of Colchester Hospital is due to begin on Monday, 4 February.   It is part of the wider, multi-million plan to transform and extend the main entrance of the hospital. David Cohen, capital project manager at Colchester Hospital, said: “The existing bridge is cramped 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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chaplaincy team

SPOTLIGHT ON – ESNEFT chaplaincy

28/01/2019 | Announcements

ESNEFT chaplains and their dedicated team support our patients, their families, and our staff and volunteers at any stage of their life, talking and listening to people from all walks of life to meet their spiritual needs.   Lead chaplain Allison Cline-Dean, said: “We will always be there for a patient who is dying and… Read more »

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ESNEFT non executive directors

Meet ESNEFT’s new non-executive directors

24/01/2019 | Uncategorised

Eddie Bloomfield, Julie Parker, Richard Spencer, Carole Taylor-Brown, Helen Taylor and Richard Youngs are our non-executive directors and provide an independent check on how well the Trust runs. You can read about our non-executive directors here.               

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Jess Rowland, Lisa Larner and Nicola Heath

Testing babies for jaundice in the community

21/01/2019 | Announcements

New parents will no longer need to take their babies to hospital for a simple test which can now be done at home or in the community. ESNEFT’s community midwifery teams in east Suffolk have been provided with new bilirubinometers which test for jaundice in newborn babies. This means colleagues can carry out the test… 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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