January's Press Releases
31st January 2011
Mobile police station to start visiting hospital
A mobile police station will be calling at Colchester General Hospital every Friday, beginning this week (4 Feb).
27th January 2011
Charity dance to celebrate five years of being cancer-free
A Colchester woman who made medical history has helped to organise a successful fundraising evening to celebrate five years of being cancer-free.
25th January 2011
Football-crazy Tom to be VIP guest at Colchester Utd
Football-mad Tom Hills is to be a VIP guest at Colchester Utd's next home game after being nominated by the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital.
24th January 2011
National award goes to a Colchester nurse - again!
For the second time in three years, a nurse from Colchester General Hospital has won an award from a national charity.
24th January 2011
Infection control and chemotherapy
Nurses will talk about infection control and chemotherapy at next week's (2 Feb) meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.
21st January 2011
Colchester scores highly in national cancer patient survey
Hospital cancer services in Colchester scored highly in the first National Cancer Patient Experience Survey that was published today (Fri)
12th January 2011
Health Talk - The need to recognise stroke symptoms FAST
The third most common cause of death in the UK and the single most common cause of severe disability will be the subject of the first health talk of 2011 in Colchester.
11th January 2011
Countdown begins to governor elections
Preparations are under way for elections to 20 governor posts at the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital.
10th January 2011
First board meeting of 2011
The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet for the first time this year on Thursday (13 Jan).
7th January 2011
Oliver gets on his bike to support A & E
When eight-year-old Oliver Cobbin decided to help the hospital which treated him after he broke his wrist, he knew just what to do - he got on his bike!