09/09/2022 | Press releases

ESNEFT joins the nation’s mourning

At this very sad time East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust joins the nation’s mourning for Her Majesty The Queen.

The Queen opening Colchester Hospital in 1985

The Queen opening Colchester Hospital in 1985.

Chief Executive Nick Hulme said: “We are all immensely saddened by the news Her Majesty The Queen has died. Many long-standing colleagues at Colchester Hospital remember with great pride the day Her Majesty The Queen opened the hospital in May 1985.

“Her Majesty The Queen dedicated her life to public service and her kindness, compassion and sense of duty is an inspiration to us all.

“Our heartfelt condolences are with the Royal Family”.

We have arrangements in place for the day of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral, which is Monday 19 September 2022 and will be a Bank Holiday. Find out more.

We want to make sure we are keeping all our patients safe. We will also be getting in touch with patients to let them know what is happening with their appointment.

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