July's Press Releases

29th July 2016

Volunteer for PACES

We are looking for members of staff or the public, aged between 18 and 40 years old, to be paid volunteer "patients" in the PACES exams.

25th July 2016

Trust invites press and public to its board meeting

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Wednesday (27 July).

20th July 2016

Changes to wards

Two wards at Colchester General Hospital are changing.

19th July 2016

Mobile Chemotherapy Unit 'Maureen' launched in Colchester

Cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow has provided Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust with a state-of-the-art Mobile Chemotherapy Unit.

15th July 2016

New CEO gives "Heartfelt apology"

The new Chief Executive of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust today (Fri) issued a "heartfelt apology" to the people of north east Essex following publication of another damning CQC report.

11th July 2016

New way of ordering repeat prescriptions to come into effect across north east Essex

Clinicians across Colchester and Tendring are to introduce a new way of ordering repeat prescriptions in a bid to save millions of pounds wasted each year on unused medicines.

7th July 2016

Artist-in-residence to work at hospital

Patients, visitors and staff at Colchester General Hospital will next week (12-15 July) be able to watch an artist creating a giant mosaic to celebrate organ donation.

5th July 2016

Trust governors to meet in public

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet next week (14 July).

5th July 2016

Grateful widow returns to present ward with more than £1,000

A grateful widow will this week return to Colchester General Hospital where her husband died just three months ago to present more than £1,000.

4th July 2016

Nurse reveals plans for a "Time Garden"

Plans have been revealed to create a special garden at Colchester General Hospital for use by terminally ill patients and their families.