September's Press Releases

27th September 2016

Talk will not send audience to sleep!

A talk about anaesthetics will be given at next week's meeting (5th Oct) of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

26th September 2016

Public invited to 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 (28 Sept).

23rd September 2016

Trust welcomes physician associates

Patients in Colchester General Hospital are about to benefit for the first time from physician associates (PAs).

22nd September 2016

Carers urged to take part in national audit

Dementia nurses in Colchester are encouraging carers to complete a questionnaire which aims to improve the quality of care provided by hospitals.

21st September 2016

Appeal for research and innovation ideas

What would you like doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in Colchester to research or explore in terms of innovation in the NHS?

19th September 2016

Public invited to meeting of Trust's governors

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet on Thursday (22 Sept).

16th September 2016

Changes to the Harwich midwife-led unit

At its September Trust board, Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will be discussing potential changes to services at the Harwich midwife-led unit at the Fryatt Hospital.

14th September 2016

Public invited to Trust's annual meeting

Members of the public are invited to the annual meeting next week of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital.

14th September 2016

Artist says it with paintings

Two paintings have been donated to Colchester's state-of-the-art radiotherapy centre by a grateful amateur artist who received some of his cancer treatment there.

9th September 2016

Chance for nurses to return to practice

A recruitment event is being held at Colchester General Hospital next week for nurses who have left the profession but who are thinking of coming back.

8th September 2016

Pregnancy and Baby Information Afternoon

A free "Pregnancy and Baby Information Afternoon" will be held at Colchester General Hospital later this month.

7th September 2016

Trust urges patients to complete survey

A total of 1,250 people who were admitted to Colchester General Hospital in July are about to be asked what they think of the care they received.

7th September 2016

Families invited to service of remembrance

A service of remembrance will take place in Colchester for families who have suffered the loss of a baby at any time during pregnancy or around the time of birth.

2nd September 2016

"Survivorship afternoons" to provide extra support

"Survivorship afternoons" have started in Colchester to help people who have recently completed cancer treatment return to everyday life.

1st September 2016

Hospital's Time Garden Appeal about to grow by £15,000

An appeal to create a special garden at Colchester General Hospital for use by terminally ill patients and their families will next week receive a £15,000 boost.