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Sexual health and family planning

23/08/2018 |

We provide a free, confidential, non-judgemental service available to everyone regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation. If you are looking for information about Sexually Transmitted Infections (also known as STIs) please look here

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Skin Conditions

01/06/2018 |

Skin conditions We assist patients who have skin conditions and diseases including acne, psoriasis, skin infections and skin cancers. Our services include: plastic surgery (minor surgical procedures) phototherapy (using light as a treatment for skin conditions). Phototherapy (UVB) and Photochemotherapy (PUVA) are artificial sources of ultraviolet light radiation which are used in a controlled environment… Read more »

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Speech and language therapy

20/06/2018 |

Our service We provide life-enhancing treatment and support for:  people with communication difficulties  swallowing difficulties. We undertake: Videofluroscopy Surgical voice restoration Voice therapy ADOS assessments for the children’s team

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09/08/2018 |

We will do everything we can to help you during this time, we have specialist midwives who can advise you and support groups that can guide you. If you visit NHS choices you will find more medical information about stillbirths. To find the details for your specialist midwife please select your local hospital

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Stoma care

30/06/2020 |

Welcome to the stoma care department. Our stoma care team helps patients who have a stoma such as: colostomy ileostomy urostomy We provide support and teaching for new and existing stomas. We offer advice on: practical stoma care equipment stoma problems diet and lifestyle   You can also find useful advice and support on these… Read more »

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19/06/2018 |

Stroke services We provide stroke services for patients at both Colchester and Ipswich hospitals. If you or someone with you has had a stroke it is very important that treatment is received as quickly as possible. How to tell if someone is having a stroke You can recognise a stroke by using the FAST test: FACE:… Read more »

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Surgical Assessment unit

02/08/2018 |

You will come to the Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU) if: you have seen your GP and they have arranged for you to come in for tests or treatment you have come to the Emergency Department and already been seen and accepted as a surgical patient.    

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