August's Press Releases

27th August 2014

"Best performing hospital trust in Essex and Suffolk"

The NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital scores highly for cleanliness and food and hydration, national statistics published today (Wed) show.

27th August 2014

Fogging machines used in war on bugs

How technology is being used to combat bugs has been demonstrated to visitors, patients and staff at Colchester General Hospital.

22nd August 2014

Learn about GICs, ICUsteps - and much more!

Information on subjects ranging from organ donation to myeloma will be available at a public event at Colchester General Hospital next month (Sept).

22nd August 2014

Recent and prospective parents welcome - local meetings about maternity services

You are invited to discuss choice in local maternity services at special Maternity Services Liaison Committee (MSLC) meetings

22nd August 2014

Cancer specialist to be guest speaker

The North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group will meet for the first time early next month (Sept) following its summer break.

18th August 2014

External Review of Maternity Services

An external review of maternity services across North East Essex has been published by North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust).

15th August 2014

Another keyhole surgery first for Colchester Trust

Surgeons at Colchester General Hospital have for the first time used laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery to operate on a patient with bladder cancer.

14th August 2014

A pilgrim's trail in memory of Margaret

When Mary Judd steps out next week at the start of a sponsored walk in Spain for Colchester's Stroke Unit, she will have an unusual lucky charm.

14th August 2014

Interim Chief Executive to stay until next September

The interim chief executive of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital will stay in post until September next year, it was announced today.