February's Press Releases

25th February 2014

Urology Cancer Awareness Evening 2014

An awareness evening will be held at Colchester General Hospital next week (5 March) for anyone wanting more information about urology cancers.

24th February 2014

Helping improve early diagnosis of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer patients could get better diagnosis and treatment for the disease thanks to a successful research project at Essex.

24th February 2014

Places available on "Spring Experience Day"

Teepee and hammock making will be among the activities available at a free "Spring Experience Day" in Colchester next month (March).

21st February 2014

Outpatient reception upgraded in £30k project

A £30,000 upgrade has transformed the reception and waiting area in the main outpatient department at Colchester General Hospital.

14th February 2014

New 3D technology comes to Colchester

Heart patients from north east Essex no longer have to travel to Basildon thanks to the introduction of a new diagnostic service at Colchester General Hospital.

13th February 2014

New service for cancer patients and their carers

A new counselling service has been launched at Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital to support patients with a cancer diagnosis.

12th February 2014

Nominations open for governor posts

Nomination forms were published today (Wed) for members of the public and staff who want to stand in elections to become a governor of Colchester's hospital trust.

7th February 2014

Meeting of Trust's Board of Directors

The board of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Thursday (13 Feb).

3rd February 2014

World leading cancer research institute to support Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

An NHS foundation trust with a world-leading reputation for cancer services will provide support to Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, which is currently in special measures.

3rd February 2014

Pilates at myeloma support group meeting

Pilates expert Michael Mann will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Colchester Myeloma Support Group.