BASILDON Hospital spent almost £14m more than it was expecting, leaving it with a deficit of more than £26 million for the year.
PATIENTS being treated for cancer or other life limiting illnesses at Basildon University Hospital, and their relatives, can benefit from a new mindfulness course.
CHILDREN being treated at Basildon University Hospital have come down with a serious case of Royal wedding fever.
LAST year, around 2,300 people took part in 150 different trials in a range of fields at Basildon University Hospital, including rheumatology, haematology, gastroenterology, neurology, respiratory medicine and pain.
A FAST-track specialist care unit at Basildon University Hospital is helping to reduce admissions, A&E attendances and length of stay for surgical patients.
THE latest cohort of healthcare assistants celebrated receiving their care certificates at Basildon University Hospital.
A FRIENDSHIP made in school that has endured for 20 years has resulted in a generous donation to Basildon Hospital children’s appeal.
AN attempt to create a new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of cardiac arrest survivors in one place is taking place in Essex this summer.
A PILOT scheme redirecting patients from A&E to a GP based inside Basildon Hospital is not working.
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 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 […]
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.
WE have plans in place to ensure we continue to provide safe services during adverse weather conditions. Staff have made great efforts to get to work, but there are some disruptions to our services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
THE friendliness of staff, the information given to young patients, their parents and carers, and the quality of play were three areas highly rated in a recent report on children’s services at Basildon University Hospital.
PEOPLE with hearing loss are invited to attend a free information event in the education centre, Basildon University Hospital on Thursday 30 November, 3-5pm.
BEREAVEMENT midwives and the chaplains at Basildon University Hospital are preparing for the annual ‘forget-me-not’ service for those who have experienced baby loss.
THIS year’s Annual Member’s Meeting (AMM) for Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Trust will look towards the future of care and treatment at Basildon and Orsett Hospitals.
YOUNG patients cared for at Basildon and Orsett hospitals are benefitting from better and brighter surroundings, thanks to seven years of fundraising for the Polly Parrot Appeal. At another successful annual Polly Parrot Charity Ball on Saturday 29 July, the fund- raising team, donors and guests celebrated raising a grand total of £284,674.57. Since the […]
SEEMINGLY insurmountable inflatable obstacles were scaled by this gang of intrepid fundraisers to raise more than £500 for the Polly Parrot Appeal.