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New visiting arrangements

26/03/2020 | Announcements, Press releases

Nick Hulme, Chief Executive at East Suffolk and North East Essex Foundation Trust, said: “Today we are announcing more changes to our visiting arrangements on all our hospital sites. “Sadly, in line with the national guidance from the government on social distancing and social isolation, visiting is suspended. The only exceptional circumstances where one visitor… Read more »

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Extra support for east Suffolk’s care homes

Extra support for east Suffolk’s care homes

17/01/2020 | Press releases

Care home residents are now receiving additional support to help them stay well and out of hospital thanks to a brand new community service running across east Suffolk.   The care home initiative sees a small team of specialist nurses and therapists work with the area’s 86 care homes to provide training and education to… Read more »

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Car park plan for Colchester Hospital

20/11/2019 | Press releases

A planning application is being prepared to provide additional car parking facilities for staff on the Colchester Hospital site. The proposal is for a single-storey deck car park on top of the lower half of Car Park K (behind the villas) to provide around 140 additional spaces. This will replace the staff car parking spaces… Read more »

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Sign up now and learn life-saving skills

02/10/2019 | Press releases

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) is giving people the chance to learn vital skills which could help them save a life on World Restart a Heart Day. Staff at Colchester Hospital will hold three cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training sessions on Wednesday 16 October. The hour-long courses will give the public the… Read more »

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Changes in urgent care in north east Essex

30/09/2019 | Press releases

Urgent care for minor injuries and illnesses will be delivered differently in north east Essex from tomorrow, October 1. People will be able to access care at Colchester through a dedicated area based at the hospital, as well as Clacton and Harwich. It means the walk-in centre, based in the Primary Care Centre building in… Read more »

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Dr M.B. Mukesh

Colchester Hospital consultant’s thesis considered University of Cambridge’s best in 2017-18

18/09/2019 | Press releases

A research thesis written by a Colchester Hospital oncologist has been named as the University of Cambridge’s best-written clinical thesis. Dr M.B Mukesh’s thesis on the advancement of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients, won the university’s Ralph Noble award for 2017/18. The 40,000-word document was researched and crafted over six years and his findings have… Read more »

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