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Cancer

05/09/2018 |

Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. 1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. There are more than 200 different types of cancer, and each is diagnosed and treated in a… Read more »

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Colposcopy

20/06/2018 |

What is colposcopy? Colposcopy is a simple examination that allows the doctor to look carefully at the cervix (the neck of the womb) by inserting an instrument that has a bright light and acts like a magnifying glass. Most women that we see have been referred because of an abnormal smear test result.  We also… Read more »

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Cancer – advice for new patients

16/11/2020 |

Cancer support – advice for new patients This area is designed to provide you with useful information and guidance, helping you understand and navigate the services and support we offer. We have broken down the information into sections which you can navigate using the menu on the left. We have also included some videos for… Read more »

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Cancer – Health and Wellbeing

23/10/2020 |

We understand you may need a little extra help during a very difficult time and hope that the information we have put together will offer you some support and awareness of the help on offer to ensure your wellbeing. We are here for you Down the left-hand side of this page there are tabs advertising… Read more »

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Children’s assessment unit

20/06/2018 |

If you cannot arrange to see your GP and are worried about your child, call 111. If you feel it is an emergency, take your child directly to the Emergency department. Who comes to the CAU/PAU? The CAU at Colchester Hospital and the PAU at Ipswich Hospital are emergency wards for children. You will bring your child to us if: They have… Read more »

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NEW – Cancer Support Helpline for patients

31/03/2020 |

You can access support thanks to a dedicated helpline that has been launched by the Trust.  The ESNEFT Cancer Support Helpline is there if you have any questions about your cancer diagnosis or care and has been developed in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  The helpline is staffed on both the Ipswich and Colchester… Read more »

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Children’s health community services

20/06/2018 |

Community paediatrics Ipswich and Colchester hospitals work in partnership with community paediatrics. The community paediatrics service will: Assess and help your child if they have a developmental impairment Assess and help your child if they have a physical or learning disability Assess and help your child if they have complex health needs Carry out specialist… Read more »

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Chest and lungs

22/06/2018 |

Chest and lungs We diagnose and treat patients with chest and lung conditions including: pneumonia lung infections COPD (emphysema and chronic obstructive bronchitis) asthma bronchiectasis lung cancer TB sarcoidosis pulmonary fibrosis inflammatory lungs disease asbestos related lung diseases diseases of the pleura (lining of the lungs) pulmonary emboli (blood clots in the lungs) rarer lung diseases sleep… Read more »

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