This Month's Press Releases

23rd February 2018

Refurbished Gainsborough Wing opens to patients

Patients using Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust are now receiving care in brighter, more modern surroundings following an extensive £1.6m refurbishment of the Gainsborough Wing.

21st February 2018

Neonatal unit highly commended for its care

The care provided by Colchester Hospital’s neonatal unit (NNU) and the steps which staff take to give new babies the best possible start in life have been highly commended following a national review.

14th February 2018

Haematology department recognised with Myeloma UK award

Our hospital's haematology department has been recognised for their work treating and caring for patients with Myeloma.

14th February 2018

Improving facilities for disabled patients

Colchester Hospital is offering safe, comfortable facilities for people with profound learning and physical disabilities after installing a special type of toilet in its refurbished Gainsborough Wing.

6th February 2018

NHS trusts go on the road to hear public views ahead of merger

Residents of north Essex and east Suffolk are being urged to drop-in and catch-up about the upcoming merger of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals at public sessions across the region this month.

1st February 2018

Mums give thumbs up for maternity care

Mums who have their babies at Ipswich and Colchester hospitals feel staff fully involve them and their partners in decisions about their care and treat them with dignity and respect, a national survey has shown.