COMPASSIONATE care of patients has led to the endoscopy department at Basildon University Hospital receiving a prestigious quality accreditation. Staff were praised by inspectors for “the high standard of achievement and for their hard work during the accreditation process”, as the team was awarded Joint Advisory Group for GI Endoscopy (JAG) accreditation for one year. […]
A forward thinking GP provider in Thurrock brings the expertise of a Paramedic – Emergency Care Practitioner to GP surgeries in the area.
MENTAL health affects us all in one way or another – that means everyone needs to come together in our local areas if we are to deliver the step change we need by 2021.
HEALTH bosses in Essex have decided not to go ahead with plans which campaigners argued would downgrade two accident and emergency departments reports the BBC.
STAFF at Basildon University Hospital powered their way through more than 52 million steps during June as part of a challenge to promote health and wellbeing at work. The month-long step challenge, organised by the occupational health and therapies teams, was open to individuals and groups of up to eight people. The team winners were […]
FOLLOWING on from a successful ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ last month where over 50 people with Type 2 diabetes benefited from advice and support the Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group
OLDER patients have been enjoying music and poetry as part of a programme to improve their wellbeing.
COME along and meet the governors of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at the next meeting of the Council of Governors
“A nine-year-old boy who nearly lost his life…he was in a London hospital on life support after being turned away from hospital on five occasions.
The committee were also given assurances that clinical services would only be transferred from Orsett Hospital if and when they were in place in another location within Thurrock.
THE IT department has been commended for their response to the NHS cyber-attack with an excellence award from their colleagues at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals.
STAFF and volunteers with different religions and beliefs joined together in a lunchtime celebration at Basildon University Hospital, to mark the end of Ramadan.
CARE homes in Thurrock are leading the way when it comes to the quality of its services – with all 34 provisions in the borough being rated as good or better by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
THE audiology team at Basildon University Hospital will host a cake sale and information stand in hospital main reception on Tuesday 27 June, 10am-2pm, to support Tea for Tinnitus month.
STAFF at a Thurrock care home are hoping someone famous will open their new extension next month.
THERESA Winter, a specialist cardiac nurse, likes to arrive at work early when she is in charge of her shift on the intensive care ward at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC).
THURROCK Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with Thurrock Council and the community and voluntary sector, to provide a free exhibition and show on all things health and wellbeing. The event is being held on Wednesday 14 June at Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays. This is being supported by Healthwatch Thurrock and Stronger […]
A new electronic observations (e-Obs) system for monitoring patients’ conditions is improving safety and giving nurses at Basildon University Hospital more time to give care and treatment.
STAFF at Basildon University Hospital who care for stroke patients met with visitors and staff to explain about prevention and treatment.
A CARE service providing help and support to over a hundred Thurrock residents has been rated as “Inadequate” by a health watchdog.
PAEDIATRIC consultants, doctors and nurses at Basildon University Hospital swapped their uniforms for mud by completing the Tough Mudder.
A Hollywood actor lent a professional voice to help Basildon Hospital patients who live with dementia.
EVERYONE who volunteers to take part in clinical research plays a vital role in helping doctors and scientists to develop new treatments for diseases.
NHS Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be holding its Governing Body meeting on Wednesday 31 May 2017 from 9.00am to 10.30am. Members of the public are warmly invited to attend.