November's Press Releases

29th November 2016

New appointment to help staff speak up freely

A new kind of guardian responsible for helping members of staff to raise any concerns about patient safety has been appointed jointly at Ipswich and Colchester hospital trusts.

28th November 2016

Cancer support group to hold social evening

The North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group will meet in Colchester next week (7 Dec) for the last time in 2016.

22nd November 2016

Mike benefits from new prostate procedure

A Langham grandfather is calling for a pioneering procedure at Colchester General Hospital to be made available throughout the NHS.

21st November 2016

Board meets in public for final time in 2016

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Wednesday (23 Nov).

17th November 2016

Publication of sustainability and transformation plan

A bold plan on how all organisations involved in health and social care can work together differently across east and west Suffolk and north east Essex is being published today.

11th November 2016

Self Care Week – 14th – 20th November

Monday 14th November marks the start of Self Care Week.

9th November 2016

New nursing role to support chemo patients

A "nurse consultant" has been appointed to support the delivery of the highest standards of care for chemotherapy patients in Colchester.

7th November 2016

New palliative care information service

A new "one-stop shop" information service for palliative care patients, their families and other carers has been set up at Colchester General Hospital.

4th November 2016

New hospital stop for Colchester Park and Ride

Staff, patients and visitors to Colchester General Hospital will soon be able to take advantage of a new Park and Ride stop.

3rd November 2016

Colchester Miracle Babies Walk

Triplets are among a total of about 50 mums, dads, babies, toddlers and children who are set to take part in the first "Colchester Miracle Babies Walk" later this month.

1st November 2016

The race is on to sign up for Santa Fun Run

Just over a month remains for anyone wishing to register to take part in the Colchester Santa Fun Run 2016.