VETERAN Chadwell St Mary fundraiser, Stanley Wall was the special guest of the mayor of Thurrock.
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 […]
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 […]
THERE has been much news and debate around the recent decision to close Orsett Hospital, speaking about the decision and what this means for people in Thurrock, Mandy Ansell, Accountable Officer for Thurrock CCG said:
AN injection in the wrong eye, a pregnant woman who wasn’t told she had hepatitis C for seven months and an insulin overdose, are among the 66 serious incidents reported in hospitals across Essex in May and June.
MORE than 2,000 young women in South Essex have been told they need follow up cervical cancer checks after a number of irregularities were found in their initial screening procedure.
THOUSANDS of Essex’s abused children let down by failing NHS mental health plans
BASILDON and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been told it “requires improvemnet” in its latest performance assessment.
PEOPLE with “hidden disabilities” including autism and mental health conditions will become eligible for blue badge parking permits under the largest overhaul of the system in 40 years. From next year, those with less immediately obvious illnesses will have the same right to a badge allowing them to park closer to their destinations as those […]
THERE are over 7,500 people diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in Thurrock.
THE charity team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals has thanked the Orsett Show for their ongoing support.
UNDER-pressure NHS services in England are spending over £1bn a year buying care from outside the NHS because they are unable to keep up with demand reports the BBC.
Thurrock has worst record in country for patients starting treatment for cancer after referred by GP.
THURROCK has the worst record in the country for patients starting their treatment for cancer after being referred to by their GP. Only 59% of cancer patients started treatment within two months. The best record is in South Cheshire CCG where it was 93%. YT asked a number of organisations, what action they were taking […]
Thousands of children counselled for eating disorders driven by mental health and body image worries
THOUSANDS of children counselled for eating disorders driven by mental health and body image worries
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 […]
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 […]
ONE in two people across mid and south Essex will not be able to get an appointment with primary care in three years if changes are not implemented, according to a top health officer.
BREAST reductions and operations to stop people snoring are on NHS bosses’ hit-list of 17 routine procedures that could be cut to save £200 million annually.
Thurrock set to celebrate NHS at 70. Full details on poster.
THE number of people waiting for treatment at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals is at its highest level on record.
THE red bag scheme or ‘hospital transfer pathway’ is a small change having a big impact by personalising hospital care for care home residents in south west Essex.
PEOPLE living with tinnitus are invited to attend a free information event in the Education centre, Basildon University Hospital on Tuesday 26 June, 6.15-7.45pm.
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 […]
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.