August's Press Releases

28th August 2015

Hospital scores well in national assessment

Colchester General Hospital has again scored above the national average for cleanliness and food and hydration, national statistics show.

28th August 2015

Hospital trust names its new Chief Executive

The NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital today announced that Frank Sims is to become its new Chief Executive.

25th August 2015

Transfer begins of outpatient clinics

The second phase of a £777,000 project to expand and improve the main outpatient department at Colchester General Hospital has been completed.

24th August 2015

Cancer specialist will be guest speaker

A Colchester cancer specialist will be the guest speaker when the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group meets next week following its summer break.

21st August 2015

Trust board to meet in public next week

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public next week.

20th August 2015

Maternity open day at Harwich

An open day is being held at Harwich's maternity unit next month in order to encourage more women to consider giving birth there.

13th August 2015

Trust responds to announcement by Essex Police

Today's announcement by Essex Police was welcomed by Dr Barbara Stuttle, Director of Nursing and Quality at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.

11th August 2015

Tell the CQC about your care

Members of the public are being invited to share their experiences of the services and care provided by the Trust that runs Colchester General Hospital.

5th August 2015

Screening about to start in Harwich area

Routine breast screening will start on Tuesday (11th Aug) for almost 4,500 women living in the Harwich and Dovercourt area.