February's Press Releases

29th February 2016

Trust governors to meet in public

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet this week.

29th February 2016

Tendring choirs raise money for urology fund

Christmas came late to the urology department at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust when a surgeon was presented with £500.

26th February 2016

Recruitment event for Trust's children's services

A "Children's Services Open Day" will be held at Colchester General Hospital on Saturday (27th) to help with the ongoing recruitment of paediatric trained nurses.

23rd February 2016

Better performance in NHS staff survey

More staff are recommending Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust as a place to be treated and work, according to a national survey published today (Tues).

23rd February 2016

Agenda published for February board meeting

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Thursday (25 Feb).

16th February 2016

Less pain and faster recovery

Two Colchester men have become the first patients to benefit from a new minimally-invasive operation now being carried out at Colchester General Hospital.

15th February 2016

Urology Cancer Awareness Evening

An awareness evening will take place in Colchester early next month for anyone wanting to find out more about prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular or penile cancer.

12th February 2016

Pilates - fresh hope for women

Pilates may help women with urinary incontinence, a three-year pilot study involving women's health physiotherapists at Colchester General Hospital has shown.

9th February 2016

Adolescents will benefit from donation

Adolescents waiting for clinic appointments at Colchester General Hospital will be able to sit comfortably thanks to a generous donation of £824.

8th February 2016

People urged to speak out about neurological diagnosis

In partnership with Healthwatch Essex, eight charities have joined together in Essex to run the 555 Neurology Project.

5th February 2016

New X-ray machine results in better images

A new X-ray machine has gone into service at Colchester General Hospital following an investment of £151,000.

2nd February 2016

New milestone for open access service

A service which saves women who have completed treatment for breast cancer from unnecessary hospital appointments has reached a milestone.