2004 Press Release Archive

January 2004

16th January 2004
pdf icon Additional consultant will improve service for newborns

22nd January 2004
pdf icon Loud Tie Day 2004

23rd January 2004
pdf icon International interest in £127m hospital PFI project

27th January 2004
pdf icon February Meeting of Prostrate Support Group

29th January 2004
pdf icon Chief Executive lands top job in the Channel Islands

29th January 2004
pdf icon £1.4m theatre development will help reduce waiting times

February 2004

3rd February 2004
pdf icon From Holby City General to Colchester General Hospital

4th February 2004
pdf icon Tendring heart group founder to re-open Coronary Care Unit

6th February 2004
pdf icon Work about to start on £1.8m critical care unit

6th February 2004
pdf icon Harwich maternity unit to re-open fully from 1st March

19th February 2004
pdf icon Eighth award in six years for Essex Rivers Healthcare

24th February 2004
pdf icon Support group prepares for Prostate Cancer Awareness Week

26th February 2004
pdf icon Harwich MP to visit fully re-opened maternity unit

March 2004

2nd March 2004
pdf icon Trust reveals "long list" of potential PFI partners

2nd March 2004
pdf icon Support for parents who choose to bottle feed their babies

4th March 2004
pdf icon Recognition for nurse's outstanding contribution

4th March 2004
pdf icon First baby born at Harwich since its maternity unit fully re-opened

9th March 2004
pdf icon £1m+ Project brings Home Comforts to Patients

9th March 2004
pdf icon First public meeting organised to discuss NHS Foundation Trust status

12th March 2004
pdf icon Appointment to the board of Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust

15th March 2004
pdf icon Prostate Cancer Awareness Week 2004

15th March 2004
pdf icon Chance for Tendring Residents to have their say

22nd March 2004
pdf icon £1m CT scanner about to go into service in Colchester

25th March 2004
pdf icon Hearing screening to be made available for all newborn babies in North East Essex

25th March 2004
pdf icon Bread, milk, sandwiches and a chat with the Chief Executive!

26th March 2004
pdf icon Nutrition and prostate cancer

April 2004

5th April 2004
pdf logo Chance for Colne Valley residents to have their say

19th April 2004
pdf logo New chief executive appointed at Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust

19th April 2004
pdf logo Donation will help pregnant women with diabetes

20th April 2004
pdf logo Kettles boil over with fundraising enthusiasm

21st April 2004
pdf logo Troubleshooter Tre'll fix it!

26th April 2004
pdf logo Tendring service of Remembrance 2004

27th April 2004
pdf logo May meetings arranged for prostate cancer support groups

28th April 2004
pdf logo New medical director at Essex Rivers Healthcare

30th April 2004
pdf logo Driving instructor plans to "do a ton" for hospital

May 2004

4th May 2004
pdf logo Free guide for all pregnant women in North East Essex

11th May 2004
pdf logo Trust defers its decision to apply for NHS Foundation Trust status

17th May 2004
pdf logo Harry Enfield to open cancer-beating equipment in Colchester

18th May 2004
pdf logo Essex Rivers Healthcare to investigate why hundreds of patients skip surgery

24th May 2004
pdf logo Guest speaker to be "medical mayoress"

27th May 2004
pdf logo Footballers help launch heart screening clinic for people aged 14-35

27th May 2004
pdf logo Help the Children's Ward by having your car washed!

June 2004

15th June 2004
pdf logo Take Heart helps Nayland Ward tackle a weighty issue

28th June 2004
pdf logo July meeting dates set for urology cancer support groups

30th June 2004
pdf logo Shorter waits for urology patients

July 2004

6th July 2004
pdf logo Colchester nurses put best feet forward for fundraising

13th July 2004
pdf logo RCN chief to visit new £1.8m Critical Care Department in Colchester

15th July 2004
pdf logo "They want you as an e-recruit"

21st July 2004
pdf logo "Strong clinical performance by Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust"

August 2004

2nd August 2004
pdf logo £2,500 lightwriter will help patients with communication problems

4th August 2004
pdf logo Friends win award for cancer information centre

9th August 2004
pdf logo Magnificent seven to take part in bikeathon to support stroke patients

13th August 2004
pdf logo Easier access to breast screening for women from Manningtree area

14th August 2004
pdf logo Cancer centre is on the agenda

17th August 2004
pdf logo Frinton five present £4,100 to Colchester surgeon for prostate scanner

18th August 2004
pdf logo Accolade will help Colchester's bid to win cancer surgery centre

26th August 2004
pdf logo Trust announces date of its annual public meeting

September 2004

20th September 2004
pdf logo Trust backs In Colchester Without My Car! Day as the healthy option

20th September 2004
pdf logo More than 300 NHS careers to choose from!

28th September 2004
pdf logo Surgeon to talk about "Recent Advances in Prostate Cancer"

28th September 2004
pdf logo Trust chosen to take part in new treatment for bowel cancer

October 2004

4th October 2004
pdf logo Service of remembrance will help parents to grieve

18th October 2004
pdf logo State-of-the-art scanner goes into service at Colchester General Hospital

20th October 2004
pdf logo Urology specialist to be guest speaker

21st October 2004
pdf logo Hospital visitors invited to take part in Infection Control Fortnight

27th October 2004
pdf logo Ask About Medicines Week (1st - 6th November)

November 2004

2nd November 2004
pdf logo Colchester General Hospital to celebrate World Radiography Day

23rd November 2004
pdf logo Christmas social evening organised by support group

23rd November 2004
pdf logo After 33 years, nurse says farewell sort of!

23rd November 2004
pdf logo Equipment to help cancer patients donated in memory of Wendy, 37

24th November 2004
pdf logo Essex Rivers Healthcare welcomes cancer centre result

29th November 2004
pdf logo Pioneer of Colchester breast care service to retire

30th November 2004
pdf logo Former patients and relatives to open £1.8m Critical Care Department

December 2004

9th December 2004
pdf logo Triplets among 50 babies expected at SCBU Christmas party

13th December 2004
pdf logo Plea for volunteers as cancer information centre celebrates 1st birthday

15th December 2004
pdf logo Essex Rivers Healthcare honours long-serving staff

16th December 2004
pdf logo Soccer internationals to pay Christmas visit to Children's Ward

21st December 2004
pdf logo Prostate cancer support group announces first meeting of 2005

23rd December 2004
pdf logo Key appointments will "strengthen" Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust