April's Press Releases

28th April 2017

Still time to support “Team Time Garden”

A team of runners taking part in next month’s Colchester 10k run to raise money for the Time Garden Appeal is rapidly closing in on its £2,000 target.

27th April 2017

Open morning at maternity unit

An open morning will be held next week (Wed 3rd) at Colchester General Hospital to celebrate the International Day of the Midwife.

27th April 2017

International expert in in patient safety returns to Colchester

An international expert in patient safety is returning to Colchester to help staff diagnose and treat an illness that claims more than 35,000 UK lives a year.

25th April 2017

Beat the queues in A&E - the pharmacist will see you now

Traffic on the roads on bank holidays is challenging and it can be just the same in A&E – so why not be smart and beat the queues in North East Essex by visiting your local pharmacist this May Bank Holiday.

24th April 2017

Researcher will be guest speaker

An academic from the University of Essex will be the guest speaker at next week’s (3 May) meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

20th April 2017

Trust 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.

13th April 2017

Trust awarded £80,000 by national training fund

The NHS trust that provides maternity services throughout north east Essex has successfully bid for £80,000 from a national training fund.

12th April 2017

Clinicians remind local people not to forget to order their prescriptions in time for Easter and where to get the right help and advice

Clinicians across north east Essex would like to remind local people to ensure their prescriptions have been ordered in time and are aware of the services that are available to use over the Easter holidays.

10th April 2017

Beat the queues in A&E - The Pharmacist will see you now

Traffic on the roads at Easter is challenging and it can be just the same in A&E – so why not be smart and beat the queues in North East Essex this Easter Bank Holiday weekend (14 – 17 April 2017).

7th April 2017

Stroke patients gain from staff brainwave

A drab dining room has been transformed into a popular and well-used facility for stroke patients and their relatives, thanks to an initiative by Colchester hospital staff.

7th April 2017

Help improve and shape local maternity services

A local group are looking for views and opinions of local parents around maternity services in north east Essex to support future improvements.

6th April 2017

Refurbishment means more privacy for patients

A service at Colchester General Hospital which helps more than 1,000 patients a month has undergone extensive refurbishment.