May's Press Releases

23rd May 2018

Working together to improve medication advice

Patients at Ipswich and Colchester hospitals are benefitting from high quality advice on their medication while receiving consistent standards of care across both sites after the pharmacies at the two trusts began working together as a single team.

23rd May 2018

Essex Neuroendocrine Tumour Patient Support Group meeting

Patients from the Ipswich and Colchester areas with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) have been invited to a special meeting which will explore ways of looking after emotional wellbeing.

18th May 2018

Addison’s support group set to meet

People with Addison’s disease are being invited to find out more about sick day rules and holiday advice by attending the next meeting of the North East Essex Support Group.

18th May 2018

Charities welcome at Hospital Radio Colchester Fun Day

With just over a week to go, final preparations are underway for this year’s Hospital Radio Colchester Family Fun Day, which takes place on Monday, 28 May 2018 in Lower Castle Park, Colchester (11am-4pm).

18th May 2018

Medical meeting for people with inflammatory bowel disease

People with Crohn’s and Colitis can discuss their issues with experts and fellow patients at Colchester Hospital on Saturday, June 9.

18th May 2018

Chinese delegation’s Colchester Hospital visit proves a success

A Chinese clinical delegation, keen on improving health care for elderly people in their country, visited Colchester Hospital on a fact-finding mission.

10th May 2018

Garden for people at the end of their lives moves closer to completion

A sanctuary garden designed to provide peace and tranquillity for people approaching the end of their lives has moved closer to completion at Colchester Hospital.

9th May 2018

Pioneering new cancer treatment comes to Colchester

Patients can now receive a pioneering new treatment closer to home after Colchester Hospital became the first unit in Essex and Suffolk to offer brachytherapy with needles for advanced cervical cancer.

8th May 2018

Charity ball raises £15,000 for Colchester Hospital neo-natal unit

A heart-warming £15,000 has been raised to help Colchester Hospital buy a new incubator for babies in intensive care.

4th May 2018

Service of Remembrance for families that have lost a baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth

A Service of Remembrance will be held for families who have lost a baby during pregnancy or around the time of giving birth.