A specialist nurse at Basildon University Hospital will speak to people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on the potential benefits of topical treatments for this condition.
IN recent weeks we have heard an alarming number of stories about people with Parkinson’s being misunderstood or mistreated by the staff of public-facing businesses across the UK.
THURROCK Council’s Public Health team says switching to e-cigs could be a way to love your lungs!
FROM next week, you’ll be able to find out your blood pressure at selected local GP surgeries in Tilbury, East Tilbury and Chadwell.
THURROCK residents living with rheumatoid arthritis had the opportunity to pick the brains of the expert staff who care for them at Basildon University Hospital.
FOOTBALLING legend, Sir Trevor Brooking visted St Luke’s Hospice to see a lifelong fan from South Ockendon.
UP to 55,000 smear samples might need to be re-tested after a number of women were wrongly given the all-clear, it has emerged reports the BBC.
MIDWIVES who led the creation of two innovative services for pregnant women at Basildon University have been shortlisted for national awards.
WORK on Thurrock’s first Integrated Medical Centre will take a significant first step as site surveys get underway.
PEOPLE with hearing loss are invited to attend a free information event in the Education Centre at Basildon University Hospital on Thursday 1 February, 3-5pm.
THE End Child Poverty coalition has today published figures providing a new Child Poverty map of the UK. The new figures reveal that there are now constituencies within the UK where more than half of children are growing up in poverty – compared to one in ten, in the areas with the lowest child poverty […]
A former patient had an emotional reunion with the staff who cared for her on the haematology day unit, as she handed over a cheque for nearly £8,000.
OVER the last few weeks, there has been some criticism, in some quarters regarding the publicity surrounding the consultation over the future of health services in Thurrock.
THE unsung heroes who take on caring responsibilities for relatives and friends are invited to enjoy some pampering and support at an event held at Basildon University Hospital on Monday 22 January, 11am to 3pm.
FRIENDS of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope are launching their second Footpaths Personal Development Programme supporting local residents suffering with anxiety,
depression and mental health issues. The programme provides a 12 week support plan offering personal development workshops, skills training and 1-2-1 sessions.
THE NHS is “haemorrhaging” nurses with one in 10 leaving the NHS in England each year, figures show.
A TOP health boss in Thurrock has denied that a consultation on whether to close Orsett Hospital is being conducted in secret.
DID you know there was a consultation currently underway on closing Orsett Hospital? That’s the question being asked by Thurrock Labour this week.
THE Thurrock Health Hubs will be providing a continuous, seven-day a week GP and primary care nurse service for the people of Thurrock.
HOSPITALS in England are being told to delay pre-planned operations and routine outpatient appointments until 31 January due to winter pressures reports the BBC.
NHS leaders across Thurrock and the whole of mid and south Essex area are putting together a range of information for local people to help them stay well this winter.
PATIENTS at Basildon University Hospital had their spirits lifted when staff took them from the wards to join in a carol concert in the restaurant. They joined an enthusiastic audience
SUICIDES among young women have nearly doubled in the past decade despite overall rates hitting a 20-year low, figures show. The suicide rate among women between the ages of 20 and 24 is at its highest point on record, with 118 women in this age group taking their own lives last year, compared with 67 […]
A report heard at Cabinet last week (Wednesday 13 December) approved a new strategy for ensuring current and future demand for residential care is met.