February's Press Releases
24th February 2009
Colchester radiologist wins Royal Society of Medicine prize
A Colchester doctor has won a travelling fellowship to Berlin after giving a presentation to the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London.
23rd February 2009
Prostate Awareness Evening
A "Prostate Awareness Evening" is being held in Colchester next week (4 March).
20th February 2009
"Inspirational" duo to be presented with Alan Nabarro Medals
A semi-retired vicar from Colchester and a former Marconi worker from Halstead will next week (25 Feb) be presented with medals for living with diabetes for more than half-a-century.
19th February 2009
Bowel cancer screening programme rolled out to mid and north east Essex
The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme has just started to be rolled out to the NHS Mid Essex and NHS North East Essex areas, which cover Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon and Tendring.
19th February 2009
Donations will benefit children's ward and day unit patients
Almost £2,000 worth of equipment will on Saturday be presented to the children's ward and day unit at Colchester General Hospital by two groups of fundraisers.
10th February 2009
Patients and relatives to benefit from fundraising ball
Four intensive care nurses at Colchester General Hospital are organising a ball to raise money to buy equipment for the unit where they work.
9th February 2009
Colchester designated "centre of excellence" for endometriosis surgery
Colchester General Hospital has been designated a centre of excellence for laparoscopic ("keyhole") surgery for endometriosis.
5th February 2009
Second chance for public to hear popular menopause talk
A health talk which last year attracted an audience of more than 100 people will be repeated in Dovercourt later this month (Feb).
3rd February 2009
Tickets go on sale for baby unit fundraising event
Tickets have just gone on sale for a ball and auction with a fundraising target of £17,500 for the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Colchester General Hospital.
2nd February 2009
Val returns to Breast Unit to see hand-over of £8,000 cheque
A woman who inspired golf club members to raise money for the Breast Unit at Essex County Hospital will this week attend the presentation of a cheque for £8,000.