18 May 2017
We are aware that our voicemail and answerphone system is not fully functioning and are working on a solution to this. Our Switchboard equipment was compromised in the cyber attack. We apologise to people trying to call our hospitals and ask you to bear with us.
For urgent appointment enquiries, our Contact Centre [www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk/rearrange_cancel.shtml] 01206 747576 is open weekdays 8am-8pm, Saturdays 9am-4pm.
Or you can change, rearrange or cancel your outpatient appointments by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our PALS team [www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk/pals_contact.shtml ] covers Colchester General Hospital, Essex County Hospital and some services at Clacton, Harwich and Halstead Hospitals. Freephone 0800 783 7328. Direct line 01206 742683 or 746448. PALS@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk
If you have a non-urgent enquiry, please email email@example.com