Elective Orthopaedic Centre (EOC)


£64million Elective Orthopaedic Centre

The Dame Clare Marx building will be a new £64million state-of-the-art elective orthopaedic centre for patients who need planned surgery on bones, joints and muscles, such as hip and knee replacements Fewer cancelled operations and shorter waiting times for patients in pain.

Based at Colchester, but serving all our patients from Suffolk and Essex The centre is for surgery only – patients will still go to their closest hospital for hospital care before and after the operation Three wards and eight theatres, and space to grow.

Alongside the EOC plans are works to move the hospital’s day surgery unit and endoscopy unit into larger refurbished spaces.

A large crane will arrive on the building site from Monday 27 February. You can find out more information on our news page.

An artist's impression of the new EOC.

An artist’s impression of the new EOC.










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