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December's Press Releases

24th December 2014

Cancer services score highly in patient survey

A survey of urology cancer patients has found high levels of satisfaction with services provided by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.

18th December 2014

Cinderella to make pre-Christmas visit to Children's Unit

Cinderella and Buttons will be among the VIP visitors to the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital just three days before Christmas.

17th December 2014

Publication of cancer waiting list independent review

The independent investigation into concerns about the manipulation of cancer waiting lists at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has found no evidence that staff were instructed to manipulate cancer data.

17th December 2014

Publication of Retrospective Review of Cancer Care

A retrospective review of 822 cancer patients treated at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust between 2010 and 2014 has concluded that there is no evidence of systematic data manipulation at the Trust.

16th December 2014

Manager Tony Humes leads out U's players on Xmas visit

Colchester United FC will make their traditional Christmas visit to the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital on Thursday (18 Dec).

10th December 2014

C&SH to open in Colchester High Street

Contraception and sexual health services in Colchester will next week relocate to the town's High Street.

9th December 2014

Making hospital fun for children with allergies

Youngsters referred to Colchester's Children's Allergy Service are being given a "My allergy adventure passport" to help make their appointments more fun and interactive.

5th December 2014

Another day, another award

An innovative heat recovery system at Colchester General Hospital has won its second award in 29 days.

5th December 2014

Trust board's final meeting of the year

The board of directors of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital will meet in public on Thursday (11 Dec).

4th December 2014

Children, parents and staff look forward to ITFC Xmas visit

Four footballers from Ipswich Town will on Monday (8th Dec) pay the club's traditional Christmas visit to the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital.

3rd December 2014

Surgeons take part in Movember

Surgeons at Colchester General Hospital are refamiliarising themselves with their upper lips this week after taking part in the global Movember initiative.

3rd December 2014

Mod n Casuals Scooter Club to deliver early festive cheer

A convoy of at least 20 scooter riders and bikers - including Father Christmas - will ride to Colchester General Hospital on Saturday (6th Dec) to deliver presents for children and elderly patients.

1st December 2014

Doctor volunteers for Ebola front line

A doctor is about to swap working at Colchester General Hospital for being a volunteer on the Ebola front line in West Africa.