Basildon Hospital: New service for children having orthopaedic operations

Basildon Hospital: New service for children having orthopaedic operations

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

Hospitals ‘grow their own’ talent with apprenticeships

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 […]

Board meeting at Basildon Hospital

Board meeting at Basildon Hospital

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.

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 […]

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