March's Press Releases

29th March 2016

Public invited to 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 (31 March).

24th March 2016

A chance to learn about radiotherapy

Radiotherapy will be the subject of a talk at next month's (April) meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

23rd March 2016

Pregnancy and Baby Information Evening

Tours of the maternity unit at Colchester General Hospital will be given by midwives during a "Pregnancy and Baby Information Evening" early next month.

16th March 2016

Clinicians remind local people to order their prescription in time for Easter

Clinicians across north east Essex say those individuals who order their prescriptions early are likely to have a more enjoyable Easter.

11th March 2016

Trust CEO rolls up his sleeves to serve patients afternoon tea

The Chief Executive of Colchester Hospital Trust will serve afternoon tea to patients as part of a programme of events to mark Nutrition and Hydration Week.

9th March 2016

Carers quiz decision-makers in "Question Time" debate

A panel of top NHS and social care decision-makers will be answering questions face-to-face from unpaid carers in Essex at a "Question-Time"-style debate next month.

9th March 2016

Avoid going to A&E unless absolutely necessary

People across north east Essex are being asked not to go to the Accident and Emergency Department at Colchester General Hospital unless they have a serious or life-threatening emergency.

8th March 2016

Trust apologises to patients affected by impending strike

The Trust that runs Colchester General Hospital today (Tues) apologised to patients whose appointments have had to be postponed because of impending industrial action.

4th March 2016

Targeting pregnant women who smoke

Women who continue to smoke during pregnancy will be the target of a No Smoking Day initiative at Colchester next week (9 March).