January's Press Releases
31st January 2012
Support CoHoC in Make a Will Month
Members of the public are being invited to take part in Colchester Hospitals Charity's (CoHoC) Make a Will Month which begins tomorrow (1 Feb).
30th January 2012
Hospital takes on extra A&E consultant
An additional consultant has this month joined the team at the accident & emergency department at Colchester General Hospital.
26th January 2012
Catalyst's grant helps patients in Colchester
Patients and pregnant women are benefiting after a successful application by the Colchester Hospitals Charity for money to buy equipment.
25th January 2012
Patients benefit from expanded EAU
Patients in one of the busiest parts of Colchester General Hospital are benefiting from a major re-organisation.
23rd January 2012
New venue for cancer support group meetings
Colchester General Hospital will be the new venue for all future meetings of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.
18th January 2012
Invitation to take part in cancer survey
More than 1,000 patients who were treated for cancer in Colchester and Clacton late last year are to be asked about their care.
16th January 2012
Colchester nurse through to final of national awards
A specialist nurse based at Colchester General Hospital has been shortlisted in the final five of a national nursing awards competition.
16th January 2012
Hospital governors to hold first meeting of 2012
The board of governors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet for the first time in 2012 on Thursday (19 Jan).
13th January 2012
Trust project wins national award
A prestigious national competition has been won by staff at Colchester General Hospital for a project that speeds up the recovery of orthopaedic patients.
12th January 2012
Trust rated highly for quality and safety by CQC
The Care Quality Commission has published a positive report following an unannounced visit to Colchester General Hospital.
11th January 2012
First health talk of 2012
A sudden and devastating illness that strikes every five minutes will be the subject of the first free public health talk of 2012 in Colchester.
10th January 2012
CHAIN maintains strong links with Children's Ward
A fundraising group set up after the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 has donated £9,000 worth of equipment to the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital.
5th January 2012
Trust's "zero tolerance" approach yields results
There has been an almost 45% reduction in the number of the most serious pressure ulcers acquired at Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital.
4th January 2012
Public asked about major trauma care plans
Right time, right place - public asked about plans for major trauma care.