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July's Press Releases

24th July 2014

Good progress made on hospital transfer project

Significant steps in the project to transfer all services and departments off the Essex County Hospital site have been announced today.

23rd July 2014

Trust's role in major leukaemia drug trial

Colchester General Hospital is among just 14 UK hospitals to take part in a prestigious international trial of an investigational new drug for leukaemia patients, ibrutinib.

22nd July 2014

Public invited to a meeting of hospital trust's governors

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet on Thursday (24 July).

17th July 2014

Trust aims for cancer services that will be "second to none"

A report published today (Thurs) about reviews of five cancer pathways at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has been welcomed by its chief executive.

17th July 2014

Trust welcomes CQC quality reports

The Chief Executive of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital welcomed the publication today (Thurs) of three quality reports by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

14th July 2014

Meeting of Trust's Board of Directors

The board of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Thursday (17 July).

9th July 2014

Striding out in support of patients needing chemotherapy

A total of about £1,000 will next week be presented to staff on Colchester's chemotherapy unit by two keen sportsmen who ran this year's London Marathon.

9th July 2014

UK "Pain Champion" to give talk in Halstead

A Mistley man who won Pain UK's Pain Champion Award 2014 will give a free health talk in Halstead later this month (July).

8th July 2014

Trust "beats the drum" to celebrate the contribution of nurses

Patients, visitors and staff are being invited to join in a celebration of nurses and the work they do at Colchester General Hospital on Thursday (10 July).

4th July 2014

Top honour for Chief Pharmacist

A leading honour has been awarded to the Chief Pharmacist of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital.

3rd July 2014

A celebration of work with young parents

Fun days are being held in Clacton and Colchester next week to celebrate the work of organisations which work together to support young parents.

1st July 2014

Visit military show - and save lives!

Visitors to this weekend's (5/6 July) Colchester Military Tournament will be invited to join the NHS Organ Donor Register.