May's Press Releases

27th May 2014

Help shape NHS decisions - local meetings in June all welcome!

The NHS in North East Essex is inviting anyone interested to come to our local Health Forum meetings in Dovercourt (Harwich), Clacton and Colchester.

27th May 2014

Panel of top experts take part in public debate on

A panel of top experts will take part in a public debate in Chelmsford next month on the NHS England patient data sharing system,

23rd May 2014

Research nurses to give talk on clinical trials

Two Colchester research nurses will be the guest speakers at the June meeting (4 June) of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

23rd May 2014

Trust announces new interim chief executive

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has announced that Dr Lucy Moore is to take over as the new long-term interim chief executive from Tuesday (27th May).

22nd May 2014

University honours senior consultants

Two Colchester consultants have become Honorary Professors of the University of Essex in recognition of their strong academic and research links with the university.

21st May 2014

New £10k theatre kit is making a difference

Waiting times for cancer surgery will fall after the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital bought operating theatre equipment worth £10,000.

19th May 2014

Dr Sally Irvine to step down as NHS Trust Chair later this year

Dr Sally Irvine has announced her intention to step down as Chair of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust later this year.

19th May 2014

Hospital Radio hopes for bumper bank holiday crowds

Final preparations are underway for this year's Hospital Radio Colchester Fun Day, which takes place on Monday 26th May in Lower Castle Park, Colchester.

16th May 2014

Meeting of Trust's Council of Governors

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet on Monday (19th May).

14th May 2014

Health talks evening in Colchester

Stoma care and multiple sclerosis (MS) will be the subjects covered in a free health talks evening in Colchester later this month (May).

13th May 2014

"Nans and Grans" sessions will address old wives' tales

Midwives have organised "Nans and Grans" sessions in Clacton, Harwich and Colchester to mark Breastfeeding Week (19-25 May).

13th May 2014

Trust's Board to meet in public on Thursday

The board of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Thursday (15 May).

12th May 2014

Annual service of remembrance in Tendring

A service of remembrance will take place in Tendring next week (20 May) for families who have suffered the loss of a baby at any time during pregnancy or around the time of birth.

9th May 2014

New consultant aims to set up a PFD service

The Trust that runs Colchester General Hospital has appointed an additional consultant colorectal surgeon who also has a special interest in Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD).