Paediatric team at Basildon Hospital win the Best Teaching Hospital Award

Paediatric team at Basildon Hospital win the Best Teaching Hospital Award

Paediatric team at Basildon Hospital win the Best Teaching Hospital Award BASILDON Hospital’s paediatric department has won Best Teaching Hospital at this year’s East of England Paediatrics Awards Night. The event which took place at the prestigious Frank Lee Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital on February 8 was a great success. The Paediatric Awards […]

Endometriosis Support Group meeting details

Endometriosis Support Group meeting details

HERE are details of the Endometriosis Support group. Starting on the 8th January, the group will meet the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm. It aims to give women that suffer with Endometriosis a place to share their worries, gain support and make friends. The resident gynaecology nurse is always on hand to answer […]

Basildon Hospital: Gifts for patients with dementia

Basildon Hospital: Gifts for patients with dementia

ADDITIONAL therapy is now available for Basildon University Hospital patients living with dementia, thanks to a generous donation of £7,000 from the League of Friends. The software system enables patients to listen to music, look at photos and play interactive games. Known as RITA, which stands for Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities, the tool can be […]

The age of interventional radiology at the Annual Member’s Meeting

The age of interventional radiology at the Annual Member’s Meeting

The age of interventional radiology at the Annual Member’s Meeting The focus of the 14th Annual Member’s Meeting (AMM) will be The Age of Interventional Radiology by Dr Jeremy Rabouhans, lead consultant for interventional radiology. Interventional radiology refers to minimally invasive procedures performed under imaging guidance with x-ray, ultrasound, CT or MRI, to make both […]

Health boss “frustrated” at Orsett Hospital being used as political football

Health boss “frustrated” at Orsett Hospital being used as political football

By Local Democracy Reporter, Steve Shaw THE deputy chief executive of the Basildon and Thurrock Hospital Trust has spoken of his frustration over the way political parties have distorted the closure of Orsett Hospital by using it for political means. Tom Abell, deputy chief executive and chief transformation officer at the trust set the record […]

Basildon Hospital staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient

Basildon Hospital staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient

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 […]

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