Basildon and Thurrock Hospital charity fund tops £250K

Basildon and Thurrock Hospital charity fund tops £250K

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 […]

Compassionate care leads to award for Basildon Hospital department

Compassionate care leads to award for Basildon Hospital department

COMPASSIONATE care of patients has led to the endoscopy department at Basildon University Hospital receiving a prestigious quality accreditation. Staff were praised by inspectors for “the high standard of achievement and for their hard work during the accreditation process”, as the team was awarded Joint Advisory Group for GI Endoscopy (JAG) accreditation for one year. […]

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 […]

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