New Lipodema group set to meet

New Lipodema group set to meet

A NEW group for women who have Lipoedema is having its inaugural meeting at St. Luke’s Hospice Nethermayne, Basildon, on Friday 20th April between 2 – 4pm. Paula Henderson, who will be heading up the group with her team, explains: “Lipoedema is an underdiagnosed, inherited disease, only found in women, that results in fat being […]

St Luke’s Hospice nurse nominated for top award

St Luke’s Hospice nurse nominated for top award

Virginia and Day Hospice Liver project Team St. Luke’s Hospice is thrilled to be announcing that Advanced Nurse Practitioner Virginia Campbell has won second place in the prestigious British Journal of Nursing (BJN) Liver Nurse of the Year award. The BJN Awards are aimed at showcasing nursing excellence and the critical contribution nursing makes to […]

Basildon Hospital: New service for children having orthopaedic operations

Basildon Hospital: New service for children having orthopaedic operations

A NEW service for children about to have orthopaedic operations at Basildon University Hospital is helping to reassure them and their parents, and to reduce their length of stay. The pre-op therapies assessment clinic was the idea of Elly Martin, senior paediatric therapy assistant, who noticed that children who were seen by therapists before their […]

Hospitals ‘grow their own’ talent with apprenticeships

Hospitals ‘grow their own’ talent with apprenticeships

Hospitals ‘grow their own’ talent with apprenticeships It’s National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 March) and there are some fantastic career development opportunities available across hospitals in Mid and South Essex. Apprenticeships are a route into many aspects of a career in the NHS, in clinical and non-clinical areas. More than 350 of people of all ages […]

Board meeting at Basildon Hospital

Board meeting at Basildon Hospital

COME along and meet the governors of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at the next meeting of the Council of Governors on Wednesday 14 March, in committee rooms 1 and 2, level G, tower block, Basildon University Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon, SS16 5NL, 5pm to 7pm.

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