CHADWELL Community Forum’s June 21st meeting will be addressed by Sharon Hogarth, Manager of College Health which now runs both the GP-practises in Chadwell St Mary. She’ll review the last twelve months and anticipate how the enlarged practise will progress, taking into account the planned merger with Tilbury Medical Centre later this year.
Dear Editor, Did you know that over a fifth (21%) people in the East of England are most scared of spiders? This July, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is challenging the nation to face their fears and raise money for life saving research into heart and circulatory disease. Every year, heart and circulatory diseases including […]
Children in Care Council celebrate passport to health Healthcare leaders have launched a health passport especially for children in or leaving care The Health Passport is a new initiative brought about by the Children in Care Council and Open Door, who visited Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group’s Board in 2017. They expressed a desire to know […]
THURROCK CCG will be holding a Bit 7Tea party on 12 July, to mark 70 years since the formation of the NHS. The day will be the perfect opportunity to share your memories of the NHS down the years either as a patient, an NHS worker or both.
A FORMER employee at Basildon University Hospital who now volunteers has urged others to spare their time as Volunteers’ Week finishes. All of the volunteers who contribute to the hospital were invited to a special afternoon tea on Friday 8 June so staff could say thank you for giving their time up to help patients. […]
HALF of all GPs and a quarter of nurses are set to retire from practices in mid and south Essex in the next three years – adding further to the workforce pressures of one of the most challenged primary care systems in the country.
THURROCK Mind have been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Services. Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst, Lord Lieutenant of Essex said: “The 200 volunteers of Thurrock Mind work in a very important area and help Thurrock Mind to support people with mental health problems by providing a range of services together with information and advice on mental […]
BASILDON Hospital spent almost £14m more than it was expecting, leaving it with a deficit of more than £26 million for the year.
Thurrock epilepsy family fun day Event Date: Saturday 2 June 2018 – 10:30 Address: Springhouse Sports Club, Springhouse Road, Corringham, SS17 7QT If your family is affected by epilepsy, then come to our family fun day. It doesn’t matter whether it’s adults or children who have epilepsy in your family, there’s something for all ages. […]
Free support event in Thurrock for people with Type 2 diabetes Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in partnership with Diabetes UK will hold the second of its free events to provide expert advice and information for people recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Grays. The ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ will be held on Friday […]
A consultation into the future of health services in Essex has been condmened as a “farce”.
PATIENTS being treated for cancer or other life limiting illnesses at Basildon University Hospital, and their relatives, can benefit from a new mindfulness course.
PROFESSIONALS, schools and community organisations gathered together on Friday 18 May for Thurrock’s first Children and Young People’s Mental Health Summit during mental health awareness week.
AN independent report looking at responses to the Your Care in the Best Place consultation has been published today (May 22 2018).
A NEW Hospice Heart Partnership project (HHP) has been launched by St. Luke’s Hospice aimed at supporting people with Heart Failure. The project will implement a shared care pathway between the Cardiology team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital, the North East London Trust Community Heart Failure team and St. Luke’s Hospice.
CHILDREN being treated at Basildon University Hospital have come down with a serious case of Royal wedding fever.
ST Luke’s Hospice is raising public awareness during ‘Dying Matter’s Week’ (14th to 20th May) about planning and choices at the End of Life, at a series of events across Basildon and Thurrock.
LAST year, around 2,300 people took part in 150 different trials in a range of fields at Basildon University Hospital, including rheumatology, haematology, gastroenterology, neurology, respiratory medicine and pain.
THE HEAD of Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions has called for collaboration if there is to be improvement in the number of deaths of people with learning difficulties. Neil Woodbridge also called for greater collaboration in Thurrock between Thurrock Council and the Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). In England and Wales, some 1,311 cases were passed for […]
A FAST-track specialist care unit at Basildon University Hospital is helping to reduce admissions, A&E attendances and length of stay for surgical patients.
All Day Event Diabetes UK and Thurrock CCG invite you to attend a Living with Diabetes Day in Thurrock. The aim of the event is to provide the information and support people need to live well with Type 2 diabetes so they can feel confident in managing their condition on a day-to-day basis. The event […]
A SPECIALIST dietitian at Basildon University Hospital will speak to people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and how what they eat can affect their condition and quality of life.
AS an IQM (Inclusion Quality Mark) awarded school, the Gateway Academy are focussed on promoting well-being amongst its students with a school environment that understands and cares for each individual.
THE latest cohort of healthcare assistants celebrated receiving their care certificates at Basildon University Hospital.