THIRTY-TWO per cent of all Thurrock residents are organ donors. The figures have been released for all areas across the country. Some areas are good and some less so. The London borough of Barking and Dagenham has the UK’s lowest figure, with only 16.0 per cent registered, closely followed by Harlow with 16.2 per cent. […]
ALL medical centres replacing Orsett Hospital are expected to be operational by the end 2021, according to a report released ahead of a Thurrock Council meeting.
A THURROCK bus service could be rerouted to stop at two of the four new medical centres that will replace Orsett Hospital.
A CANCER patient from Thurrock who lost most of his penis to a flesh-eating superbug has won a six-figure payout.
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 […]
DOCTOR’S surgery in Grays has been rated as Good.
END of Life Care starts when you require it, whether you are approaching the last few days, months or even years of your life.
PLANS to build an Integrated Medical Centre (IMC) that will bring health and care services to the heart of Tilbury are set to take a significant step forward with Thurrock Council expected to give the green light to provide up to £20million of funding.
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 […]
THE group representing hospitals and ambulance services in England has warned of a lack of “contingency planning” to deal with the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the health service reports the BBC.
CELEBRATIONS have begun as 127 cardiac arrest survivors become official Guinness World Record holders.
VETERAN Chadwell St Mary fundraiser, Stanley Wall was the special guest of the mayor of Thurrock.
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 […]
By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw CANCER patients attending hospitals across mid and south Essex are not starting treatment as soon as they should be, according to newly released data. Last month, YT reported that Thurrock had the worst record in in the country for patients receiving treatment once they had been referred to by […]
THERE has been much news and debate around the recent decision to close Orsett Hospital, speaking about the decision and what this means for people in Thurrock, Mandy Ansell, Accountable Officer for Thurrock CCG said:
AN injection in the wrong eye, a pregnant woman who wasn’t told she had hepatitis C for seven months and an insulin overdose, are among the 66 serious incidents reported in hospitals across Essex in May and June.
MORE than 2,000 young women in South Essex have been told they need follow up cervical cancer checks after a number of irregularities were found in their initial screening procedure.
THOUSANDS of Essex’s abused children let down by failing NHS mental health plans
BASILDON and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been told it “requires improvemnet” in its latest performance assessment.
PEOPLE with “hidden disabilities” including autism and mental health conditions will become eligible for blue badge parking permits under the largest overhaul of the system in 40 years. From next year, those with less immediately obvious illnesses will have the same right to a badge allowing them to park closer to their destinations as those […]
THERE are over 7,500 people diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in Thurrock.
THE charity team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals has thanked the Orsett Show for their ongoing support.
UNDER-pressure NHS services in England are spending over £1bn a year buying care from outside the NHS because they are unable to keep up with demand reports the BBC.
Thurrock has worst record in country for patients starting treatment for cancer after referred by GP.
THURROCK has the worst record in the country for patients starting their treatment for cancer after being referred to by their GP. Only 59% of cancer patients started treatment within two months. The best record is in South Cheshire CCG where it was 93%. YT asked a number of organisations, what action they were taking […]