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March's Press Releases

29th March 2018

Press statement from David White, Chair of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Today, Thursday 29 March 2018, the Boards of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust considered the full business case for the merger of the two trusts.

29th March 2018

Pioneer of keyhole surgery retires

A pioneer of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery who has shared his skills and expertise with hundreds of surgeons across the globe is retiring after spending more than 25 years at the forefront of medicine.

26th March 2018

New Trust, Bright Future

The trusts that run Colchester and Ipswich hospitals are merging this year creating a new organisation called East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

22nd March 2018

Trusts commit to tackling stressful NHS delays as they take decisive step towards merger.

The merger of Colchester and Ipswich hospitals, forming a new NHS trust, will benefit patients and staff by reducing the stress of a system where services and processes are not joined up.

22nd March 2018

Full Business Case for the merger of Colchester Hospital Foundation NHS Trust and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.

Next Thursday, 29 March 2018, our boards will be considering the Full Business Case for the merger of Colchester Hospital Foundation NHS Trust and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.

21st March 2018

Age simulator helps students experience life as a frail or elderly patient

Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of a frail or elderly person?

16th March 2018

Specialist hand therapy service now available

Our hospital is now offering a specialist hand therapy service for patients having surgery, who require therapy following an injury or need support to manage long-term conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and hypermobility.

15th March 2018

Colchester Hospital patients' afternoon tea

Tea and cake was shared by patients on every ward as Colchester hospital celebrated international Swallowing Awareness Day.

5th March 2018

International recognition for Colchester departments

Three key departments at Colchester General Hospital have received international recognition for their continued commitment to delivering the highest standards of patient safety.