January's Press Releases

30th January 2015

CQC publishes inspection report

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) today (Fri) published a report following its inspection of the A&E department and Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) at Colchester General Hospital.

30th January 2015

Statement from the Trust's Council of Governors

We are disappointed and concerned with the Care Quality Commission's latest report on Colchester General Hospital. Clearly, improvements are needed - many actions have already been taken and more are planned.

26th January 2015

Benefits advice from Macmillan

A Macmillan welfare benefits officer will the guest speaker at next week's (4 Feb) meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

23rd January 2015

First board meeting of 2015

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Thursday (29 Jan).

22nd January 2015

Appointment of new Chairman

Alan Rose was this afternoon (Thursday) appointed Chairman of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust at a special meeting of the Trust's Council of Governors.

16th January 2015

Patient information screens presented to Radiotherapy Centre

A patient information system will next week (Tuesday) be presented to the Radiotherapy Centre at Colchester General Hospital.

15th January 2015

A better experience for hospital outpatients

Work has started on the first phase of an ambitious project to increase the size and improve the layout of the main outpatient department at Colchester General Hospital.