Basildon Hospital staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient

Basildon Hospital staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient

Staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient Paediatric staff gave up their lunch break to be a water balloon target for a five-year-old physiotherapy patient. Little Ellen Moore is having rehabilitation sessions at Basildon University Hospital following a bone marrow transplant but the hot weather is making it difficult […]

Hospital trusts struggle to hit cancer targets

Hospital trusts struggle to hit cancer targets

By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw CANCER patients attending hospitals across mid and south Essex are not starting treatment as soon as they should be, according to newly released data. Last month, YT reported that Thurrock had the worst record in in the country for patients receiving treatment once they had been referred to by […]

Ninety-year-old patient praises care at Basildon Hospital

Ninety-year-old patient praises care at Basildon Hospital

A PATIENT who was just 20 years old when the NHS started has praised the care and treatment she received at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. Vera Page had a procedure last week to replace a heart valve after she experienced severe breathlessness and other symptoms. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) involves a catheter being inserted […]

Demonstrations expected as Orsett Hospital’s fate set to be decided on Friday in Chelmsford

Demonstrations expected as Orsett Hospital’s fate set to be decided on Friday in Chelmsford

GP services will collapse due to “excessive workloads and difficulty recruiting staff” – protestors are set to hear at an extraordinary meeting for health bosses looking to drive through changes to health care in mid and south Essex. Health campaigners from across Essex will gather in Chelmsford this Friday to picket a joint meeting of […]

All Together For Dementia – A Cupcake Day to Remember

All Together For Dementia – A Cupcake Day to Remember

All Together For Dementia – A Cupcake Day to Remember Health leaders, providers of dementia support, social work teams and a person with dementia got together on Cupcake Day to make a difference for people with dementia in south west Essex. On 14 June, a Cupcake sale was positioned in the Civic Offices, with many […]

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