2005 Press Release Archive

January 2005

4th January 2005
pdf logoNew year plea for people aged 14 - 35 to have a heart check

5th January 2005
pdf logoHospitals trust chooses partner for £220m scheme

20th January 2005
pdf logoRadiographer to spearhead DoH overseas recruitment drive

21st January 2005
pdf logoNurse consultant aims to make a difference

24th January 2005
pdf logoEssex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust tells staff: "We want blood!"

26th January 2005
pdf logoAuthor to speak at meeting of prostate cancer support group

26th January 2005
pdf logoTrust given go-ahead to create a "world-class" unit in Colchester

February 2005

2nd February 2005
pdf logoMeeting date set for Young Ones

14th February 2005
pdf logoMore hospital patients to pay prescription charges

15th February 2005
pdf logoHealth staff call on parents to talk more

21st February 2005
pdf logoBishop of Chelmsford to visit Colchester General Hospital

22nd February 2005
pdf logoFormer hospice medical director to be guest speaker

24th February 2005
pdf logoPlea for more lay chaplains to support hospital patients

25th February 2005
pdf logoStand by your mops - Executives to take part in Think Clean Day

March 2005

1st March 2005
pdf logo"Come and join us," urge health chiefs

2nd March 2005
pdf logoCancer support group in quest for new meeting venue

4th March 2005
pdf logoToddler is the "cure" for loneliness of the long distance runner

7th March 2005
pdf logoOpportunity for teenagers and young adults to have a heart check

11th March 2005
pdf logoProstate Cancer Awareness Week

11th March 2005
pdf logoRestaurant "transformed" by £80,000 refurbishment

14th March 2005
pdf logoChance to shape rehab services of the future

21st March 2005
pdf logoOpening ceremony of new facility for newborns and mums

29th March 2005
pdf logoColchester urologist to be guest speaker

April 2005

4th April 2005
pdf logoExhibition will help stoma care patients

5th April 2005
pdf logoNew meeting venue for Young Ones

5th April 2005
pdf logoNew group to support people affected by myeloma

20th April 2005
pdf logoHospitals trust leads the way to healthier travel

22nd April 2005
pdf logoEssex Trust wins top health and safety award

25th April 2005
pdf logoTendring service of remembrance 2005

25th April 2005
pdf logoSpecialist urology cancer nurse to be guest speaker

26th April 2005
pdf logoDTI Hong Kong delegation comes to Colchester

28th April 2005
pdf logoTop marks for hospitals' trust

May 2005

6th May 2005
pdf logoWoman soccer boss and jubilant MP kicks off National Breastfeeding Awareness Week

12th May 2005
pdf logoColchester embraces 21st century CT scanning technology

13th May 2005
pdf logoColchester heart check clinic is 100 not out!

20th May 2005
pdf logoColchester link to pioneering robot op

23rd May 2005
pdf logoSmoke-free policy lands Trust top business award

23rd May 2005
pdf logoContinence issues will be on agenda

24th May 2005
pdf logoTV celebrity to attend launch of new CT scanner in Colchester

June 2005

1st June 2005
pdf logoWork begins on £1m+ theatres project

27th June 2005
pdf logoProstate cancer group will hear about hormonal treatment

29th June 2005
pdf logoNew ventilators mark the end of £2.1m critical care project

July 2005

4th July 2005
pdf logoTrust launches drive to recruit more volunteers

5th July 2005
pdf logoAnother chance for people aged 14 - 35 to have their heart checked

6th July 2005
pdf logoRunning "veteran" Bethany, aged two, to visit Colchester SCBU

11th July 2005
pdf logoBreastfriends celebrate their first anniversary - and a change of name

18th July 2005
pdf logoImproved service for people needing hearing aid repairs

20th July 2005
pdf logoColchester specialist to talk to support group about "wonder drug"

27th July 2005
pdf logoEssex Rivers Healthcare scores maximum star rating

29th July 2005
pdf logo"Significant milestone" achieved in £167m Colchester hospital project

August 2005

1st August 2005
pdf logoNew service results in improved access for North East Essex patients

11th August 2005
pdf logoColchester A&E consultant issues trampoline warning

22nd August 2005
pdf logoAnnual public meeting of Essex Rivers Healthcare

30th August 2005
pdf logoFirst meeting after summer break for prostate cancer support group

September 2005

5th September 2005
pdf logoColchester service of remembrance 2005

7th September 2005
pdf logoNew service will help people suffering with chronic pain

12th September 2005
pdf logoEquipment will preserve blood stocks and reduce risk of infection

14th September 2005
pdf logoFind out about vacancies at the Colchester NHS Jobs Shop

16th September 2005
pdf logoVeteran surgeons return to open £1m orthopaedic theatre

19th September 2005
pdf logoPatients and carers invited to help improve cancer services

20th September 2005
pdf logoTea party invitation to Colchester and Tendring breast cancer survivors

26th September 2005
pdf logoCancer specialist to give talk about radiotherapy

26th September 2005
pdf logoState-of-the-art £1m heart lab for Colchester General Hospital

October 2005

4th October 2005
pdf logo£141,000 of cutting-edge technology arrives at Colchester General Hospital

17th October 2005
pdf logoMajor appointment announced by Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust

November 2005

17th November 2005
pdf logoSpecialist equipment stolen from patient in supermarket

18th November 2005
pdf logoGolfers chip in £7,000 to Children's Ward coffers

28th November 2005
pdf logoDate announced for opening of new Minor Injuries Unit

29th November 2005
pdf logoFestive social evening will round off the year

29th November 2005
pdf logoChairman attends his final Long Service Awards evening

December 2005

1st December 2005
pdf logoYoung Ones Cancer Group

6th December 2005
pdf logoPharmacy staff to take part in colourful charity day

7th December 2005
pdf logoColchester Pharmacy Department helps pioneer ground-breaking course

12th December 2005
pdf logoInitiative to recruit science graduates to the Health Service

20th December 2005
pdf logoCampaign under way to promote new health service

21st December 2005
pdf logo"Fresh perspective" will help improve Trust's outpatient services

28th December 2005
pdf logoDelay to transfer of Harwich Minor Injuries Unit

30th December 2005
pdf logoFirst meeting of 2006 for Young Ones Cancer Group