August's Press Releases

31st August 2016

Free fans given to respiratory patients

Patients on a respiratory ward are able to breathe more easily thanks to a generous donation from a Colchester charity.

30th August 2016

Public and staff invited to our Annual Members' Meeting

The annual members' meeting of our Trust next month will be held at Colchester General Hospital and is open to the public.

30th August 2016

Staff ready to step out for their ward

About 20 staff from Peldon Ward at Colchester General Hospital will next week take part in a 10-mile fundraising walk to The Peldon Rose pub.

26th August 2016

Clinicians ask for syringe pumps to be returned if not in use

Clinicians across north east Essex are asking for syringe pumps to be returned if they are no longer needed so other patients can use them.

26th August 2016

Pathology staff to be guest speakers

A consultant pathologist will be one of two guest speakers at next month's meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

26th August 2016

Top accolade for Neuro-Rehab Team

A Colchester-based service that supports adults throughout north east Essex with neurological conditions has been praised by a senior NHS organisation.

26th August 2016

Nurse Kayleigh's Children's Corner

A "Children's Corner" has been created in the reception and waiting area of the main outpatient department at Colchester General Hospital.

25th August 2016

Clinicians give heatwave health advice

With heatwave alerts and soaring temperatures, clinicians at North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reminding people of the health risks of heat.

18th August 2016

New system leads to efficiency and savings

Smart technology introduced to increase the efficiency of hospital porters is on schedule to save Colchester General Hospital £100,000 in its first year.

17th August 2016

Do you suffer from Addison's Disease or Hypoadrenalism?

Would you like to meet with other people with the same problem and share your knowledge or concerns?

17th August 2016

Colchester surgeons first to pilot new laser

Colchester General Hospital has been chosen as the first hospital in the world to introduce the latest version of a state-of-the-art high-powered laser for urological surgery.

12th August 2016

A celebration of better survival rates

Organisers of a popular tea party held in Colchester to celebrate improving breast cancer survival rates are appealing for people to take part in the 2016 event.

10th August 2016

Free "Take Control" workshop in Colchester

A free "Take Control" workshop will be held in Colchester next month to help build up the confidence of people who have finished treatment for cancer.