June's Press Releases
27th June 2008
Injured motorcyclist returns to critical care to say 'thank you'
A grateful scientist who spent five weeks unconscious in critical care after suffering horrific injuries in a motorcycling accident is to return to Colchester General Hospital to present staff with £500.
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26th June 2008
Equipment funded by Friends will benefit patients with diabetes
Equipment used to detect circulation problems in the feet of people with diabetes will next week (1 July) be presented to Colchester General Hospital.
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23rd June 2008
Support group will hear talk on "Good diet"
"Good diet" will be the subject of a talk at next week's (2 July) meeting of the North East Essex Prostate Cancer Support Group.
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6th June 2008
Cardiac nurses help to promote Arrhythmia Awareness Week
Cardiac nurses at Colchester General Hospital will next week be offering to check the pulses of visitors as part of ArrhythmiA Awareness Week (AAAW).
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5th June 2008
Joints to be passed around during Health Talk
Members of the public will have an opportunity to examine artificial hip and knee joints during the latest in a series of free health talks at Colchester General Hospital.
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4th June 2008
Great Baddow women to be invited for breast screening
Letters have started going out this week [w/c 2 June] to invite women aged 50 - 70 living in the Great Baddow area for a routine breast x-ray (mammogram) at nearby Chelmsford.
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