December's Press Releases

20th December 2016

Public asked to share views on the future of minor injury units and Walk in Centre across Colchester and Tendring

Clinicians at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are asking local people to have their say on the future of the Minor Injury Units at Clacton and Harwich and the Walk In Centre in Colchester.

16th December 2016

Christmas Pharmacy Opening Times

As the Christmas holidays approach it's important to remember that not all pharmacies will be open over the whole Christmas period.

16th December 2016

Ex-BBC journalist joins Trust board

A former journalist who began his 19-year BBC career in Essex has been appointed to the board of the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital.

14th December 2016

Avoid visiting A&E unless absolutely necessary

People across north east Essex are being asked not to go to the Accident and Emergency department at Colchester General Hospital unless they have a serious or life threatening condition.

13th December 2016

Hat-trick of success in national awards

Essex County Hospital has performed better than any other hospital in the UK in an awards programme that celebrates outstanding work in ophthalmology.

12th December 2016

Self-help group meeting postponed

The Addison's North East Essex Support Group meeting, due to take place in Training Rooms South, Colchester General Hospital, on Wednesday 14 December, was today postponed.

9th December 2016

Eddie the Eagle flies in for Christmas visit with U's players

Colchester United FC will make their traditional Christmas visit to the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital on Tuesday (13 Dec).

8th December 2016

New technique for kidney stone patients

Colchester General Hospital has become the first hospital in Essex to provide a revolutionary new technique for treating patients with kidney stones.

8th December 2016

How best to ensure a healthy festive period

Common sense precautions should be followed to maximise the chances of you and your family enjoying a healthy Christmas and New Year.

6th December 2016

Chance to attend a meeting of governors

The Council of Governors of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust will meet on Thursday (8th Dec).

5th December 2016

Ipswich footballers to pay Christmas visit to Children's Unit

Footballers from Ipswich Town Football Club will on Thursday (8th Dec) pay their traditional Christmas visit to the Children's Unit at Colchester General Hospital.

2nd December 2016

New study aimed at improving mental health care in Essex

Healthwatch Essex is looking for people to take part in focus groups as part of the latest research study being conducted into how people who sometimes experience sadness, stress or anxiety take care of their mental health.