January's Press Releases

30th January 2017

Collaboration is key to improving services to disabled people

The Chief Executive of Essex County Council, Gavin Jones, has endorsed a pioneering new project called Collaborate Essex.

26th January 2017

New policy promises a breath of fresh air for hospitals

People using hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich will be able to enjoy a breath of fresh air this spring when both NHS trusts go tobacco-free on national No Smoking Day.

20th January 2017

Senior cancer nurse will be guest speaker

A senior cancer nurse will be the guest speaker at the first meeting in 2017 of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

19th January 2017

New test to help prevent bowel cancer

A new test to help prevent bowel cancer is about to be rolled out in the Ipswich and east Suffolk area.

18th January 2017

Couch to 10k by May!

Two palliative care doctors have started training to take part in the Colchester 10k Run to raise money for the Time Garden Appeal.

16th January 2017

Council seeks collaboration from disabled people

The best people to ask about how well public services are working are the people who use those services.

13th January 2017

Time to have your voice heard!

The Chair of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital is encouraging members of the public to stand to join its Council of Governors.

13th January 2017

Clinicians urge people living in areas affected by tonight’s anticipated severe flooding to be prepared

Clinicians at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are advising people living in areas affected by tonight’s anticipated severe flooding to ensure they take their medication as well as warm clothing with them if they are evacuated.

12th January 2017

Health experts advise people to stay well and keep warm during cold snap

Clinicians are reminding people across Colchester and Tendring about the importance of keeping warm this winter.

9th January 2017

Launch of Colchester General Hospital Park and Ride bus stop

A new Park and Ride bus service for staff, patients and visitors to Colchester General Hospital launched today.

5th January 2017

Appointment of External Auditor

Notice is hereby given that the Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has appointed BDO LLP as its external auditors.

3rd January 2017

Fitness studio members run up a total of £535 for hospital

A total of £535 raised by a team of eight fun runners from a Harwich fitness studio will on Friday (6th) be presented to a specialist midwife.