THURROCK- which, as a unitary authority, is not in tier two – has the second-highest rate in the county – increasing from 132.5 to 160.6 per 100,000 over the same period.
NEARLY 100,000 people are catching coronavirus every day in England, a major analysis suggests reports the BBC.
COVID-19 statistics for Thurrock. Breakdown by areas of 7,500 each.
STAFF and patients at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital received a special delivery when the team from Amazon in Basildon delivered a surprise for children in the paediatric ward.
Detentions under the Mental Health Act in England for black people four times higher than for white people
THE rate of detentions under the Mental Health Act in England for black or black British people was more than four times higher than for white people in 2019-20, a new report shows.
THURROCK has the highest rate of infection for Covid-19 in the whole county. More than half of districts have recorded Covid-19 infection rates of over 100, according to the latest data. Thurrock has 154.9 per 100,000 people for the week up to October 22. The borough is still under Tier One restrictions while the vast […]
SOUTH Essex College is supporting Colleges Week this week. Today’s theme is supporting people and communities. The college has created a 2020 mental health strategy to support students and staff mental health by ensuring there is advice and guidance available to all who need it. The impact of Covid-19 has had a profound effect on […]
THURROCK MP, Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor of the House of Commons to question the Health Minister on Covid-19.
COVID-19 Testing Stations in Essex: Oct 19-25
Endometriosis care across the UK needs urgent improvement and diagnosis times need to be cut in half, a report by MPs says. It found an average wait for a diagnosis was eight years and that has not improved in more than a decade reports the BBC. Endometriosis affects one in 10 women in the UK […]
A STUDENT at Gable Hall school has contracted coronavirus.
A healthcare drone trial that could revolutionise the way the NHS transports samples is being tested
A HEALTHCARE drone trial that could revolutionise the way the NHS transports samples is being tested at Broomfield Hospital. The three-metre wingspan drone is set to begin test flights later this month, in a six-month trial backed by the UK Space Agency. If phase one of the test flights are successful over the next few […]
THE first coronavirus death in four days has been recorded at Basildon and Thurrock Trust, the latest figures show.
THURROCK Council has welcomed news that its concerns have been listened to and the borough will remain at the lowest alert level – Medium – despite Essex County Council successfully escalating a request that they move into the High Alert level.
BASILDON Hospital is extremely busy today with a high number of patients who need our care, including a small but increasing number of patients suffering from COVID. A spokeersn said: “We are working hard to see people as quickly as possible in our emergency department, and to make sure there are beds for those who […]
DIANE Sarkar, the Chief Nursing Officer for Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded an MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours for her 36 years dedication to nursing.
Great news – TRANSVOL have received £48K from the National Lottery Community Fund. TRANSVOL manager Denise Cheeseman, applied and was delighted to receive the grant as a payment for re-establishing a true ‘Thurrock Dial-a-ride’. As many will know their service was decimated with cuts a few years ago, but has since been winning Council Contracts […]
EMPLOYEES in the East of England are struggling with poor mental wellbeing, with half taking time off due to poor mental health, according to new research from not-for-profit healthcare provider, Benenden Health.
FESTIVAL Leisure Park, Basildon has recently been awarded the Visit England “We’re Good To Go” industry standard and consumer mark, recognising businesses adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance around COVID-19.
MORE women across mid and south Essex are now receiving care from the same small team of midwives before, during and after the birth of their child.
2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, and that is bound to have an impact on people’s mental health.
A MEMBER of staff at USP Palmers College in Grays has been confirmed as having contracted the Covid-19 virus.
PATIENTS at Southend Hospital have applauded the hard work and dedication of their community physiotherapy team. The team have been keeping in contact using virtual video appointments with patients in the comfort and safety of their own home.
AS many as 50 new ambulance staff in the East of England have been unable to start work and drive an ambulance because of hold ups in the testing centres.