October's Press Releases

31st October 2016

Hospital to host IBD meeting

A meeting for people with an interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) will be held in Colchester next week (Nov).

28th October 2016

Keira, 7, to be presented with a prize for her winning design

A seven-year-old girl will next week (1 Nov) see the launch of outpatient self-service check-in kiosks at Colchester General Hospital which are incorporating her artwork.

27th October 2016

Bus access restricted due to road repairs at Colchester General Hospital

This Saturday (29th October) and again on Saturday 5th November we will be undertaking road repairs at Colchester General Hospital.

24th October 2016

Help nurse turn votes into £25,000!

A nurse is appealing for members of the public to raise £25,000 to create a special garden at Colchester General Hospital – without donating a penny!

24th October 2016

Surgeon's talk on cancer surgery

A consultant urological surgeon will be the guest speaker at next week's meeting of the North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group.

21st October 2016

Seeking the public's views on potential changes to the Harwich midwife-led unit

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust is seeking the views of the public on potential changes to its services at the Harwich midwife-led unit at the Fryatt Hospital.

20th October 2016

Clinicians decide to decommission Vision Training Clinic

Clinicians at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have decided to decommission the Vision Training Clinic at Essex County Hospital in Colchester.

20th October 2016

Trust invests £1.9m in new department

A £1.9m project to refurbish and extend a disused villa has enabled more than 40 staff to relocate to Colchester General Hospital.

18th October 2016

Trust adopts Finnish-style Baby Boxes

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has launched the first Baby Box programme in East Anglia.

14th October 2016

Restart A Heart Day 2016 – Every Child a Lifesaver

A total of 180 pupils at a Colchester school will be taught potentially life-saving skills during next week's Restart A Heart Day.

11th October 2016

Hospital chaplaincy appeals for volunteers

A recruitment drive is underway for "chaplaincy volunteers" to support patients and staff at hospitals in Clacton, Colchester and Harwich.

10th October 2016

New midwife role to support bereaved parents

A "Bereavement Midwife" has been appointed in Colchester to support families who lose a baby at any point between 13 weeks of pregnancy and birth.

7th October 2016

Hospital provides free Wi-Fi for patients

Patients in all wards and department at Colchester General Hospital can now access the internet thanks to the introduction of free Wi-Fi.

6th October 2016

Mayor to visit open afternoon at Mobile Chemotherapy Unit "Maureen"

Members of the public will have a chance to visit a Mobile Chemotherapy Unit in Colchester during Chemotherapy in the Community Week (CITC Week).