February's Press Releases

28th February 2017

Proposed Merger of NEP and SEPT

Members of the public are invited to come along to meetings to find out more about the proposed merger of North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) and South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT).

23rd February 2017

Less than one week to go until urgent care engagement closes

Clinicians at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reminding local people there is less than one week left for residents to give their views on the way urgent care (out of hospital) services could be provided across Colchester and Tendring.

23rd February 2017

Public invited to Trust’s board meeting

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public next week.

21st February 2017

Nurse consultant to give talk about chemotherapy

A chemotherapy nurse consultant will be the guest speaker at next week’s (1 March) meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

20th February 2017

Noise monitors introduced following patient feedback

Noise monitors have been installed in the Critical Care Unit at Colchester General Hospital to help patients to rest and sleep more peacefully.

14th February 2017

Meet the fertility experts

People from Colchester and surrounding areas are invited to find out about the wide range of fertility services available locally at an event taking place on Saturday (18 February).

13th February 2017

Trust governors to meet in public

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet on Thursday (16th Feb).

10th February 2017

Meeting of Addison’s disease self-help group

The next meeting of the Addison’s North East Essex Support Group will take place in Colchester on Thursday 23 February.

9th February 2017

Leading campaigner to give talks to hospital staff

An influential dementia care campaigner will visit Colchester this month to give a series of talks to health care professionals.

8th February 2017

Extra public meeting on CCG’s Urgent Care review

Clinicians at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group have announced an additional public meeting later this month.

7th February 2017

NHS bosses grilled by ‘mini-Paxman’ about health & care changes

She’s the next big thing in broadcasting and she doesn’t pull any punches.

3rd February 2017

Groundbreaking ceremony for diagnostic imaging centre

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place next week (8th Feb) on a project to build a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging centre at Colchester General Hospital.

3rd February 2017

Hospital trusts to explore long term partnership for patient care

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust (CHUFT) and Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust (IHT) have agreed a Strategic Outline Case to work together in a long term partnership.