Best foot forward for staff at Basildon Hospital

Best foot forward for staff at Basildon Hospital

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 […]

Thurrock residents asked to help us unite voices against dementia

Thurrock residents asked to help us unite voices against dementia

Help us unite our voices against dementia LIBRARIANS and dementia nurse specialists are teaming up to encourage local people to record their memories for Basildon Hospital patients who have dementia. An event called ‘United Voices Against Dementia’ is being held at Basildon Library, in St Martin’s Square, Basildon, on Thursday 18 May, during dementia awareness […]

Basildon Hospital appoint new managing director

Basildon Hospital appoint new managing director

BASILDON and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTUH) is pleased to welcome Clare Culpin as managing director. Clare joins BTUH from Kettering General Hospital Trust where she worked for more than four years, most recently as acting chief executive. Clare will have responsibility for direct operational management at the Trust, and be part of […]

Only use Basildon Hospital A and E if condition is “life threatening”

Only use Basildon Hospital A and E if condition is “life threatening”

DUE to a high number of critically unwell patients currently in the A&E department at Basildon Hospital, they are asking all patients who need urgent medical attention but whose condition is not life threatening to go to Orsett Minor Injuries Unit. A spokesperson said: “There is currently a very high number of seriously unwell patients […]

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