HOSPITALS across south Essex are to get a major financial boost after having their debt written off by the government.
MILLIONS of pounds is to be handed to councils across Essex as part of a new government scheme centred around getting hospital patients back home so that coronavirus patients can be treated faster.
IF you think you are suffering from domestic abuse then you probably are.
A MENTAL health ward run by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) has successfully maintained accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) for the third time.
Marie Curie launches Emergency Appeal to keep Nurses on the frontline, through the Coronavirus crisis
MARIE Curie launches Emergency Appeal to keep Nurses on the frontline, through the Coronavirus crisis
THURROCK Council in partnership with Stronger Together, Thurrock CVS and other local organisations are working together to safely coordinate support to residents in need and to help ensure voluntary work is carried out in a safe and co-ordinated way across the borough.
BASILDON and Thurrock University Hospital along with three other Essex hospitals has announced visitors are banned to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
NHS staff will not have to pay hospital car parking charges during the coronavirus crisis, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. The announcement came after mounting public pressure, with over 400,000 people signing a Change.org petition for the fees to be scrapped.
THE latest national information and guidance about COVID-19 is available at: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/government-and-health-information.
CINEMA chains Odeon, Cineworld, Vue and Picturehouse are shutting all their UK screens amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A £20,500 donation for new equipment will mean women with early stage breast cancer attending Basildon Hospital will have their diagnosis confirmed more quickly.
LITTLE Thurrock Primary School in Grays is to close for the next two days for a deep clean after a possible contact with a coronavirus carrier.
A THURROCK school is set to be closed and disinfected as a member of the school community has just returned from an area which has been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.
ORSETT Hospital will close within the next five years to coincide with the opening of four new medical centres across Thurrock.
THE UK Chief Medical Officer has confirmed that twelve further patients have tested positive for COVID-19 infection today (1 March 2020) bringing the total number of cases in the UK to 35.
THE new logo, launched in the charity’s 30th anniversary year, was created for free by local designers from Encompass Creative Ltd, a company which has worked with St. Luke’s Hospice for over 10 years.
THIS guidance will assist employers and businesses in providing advice to staff on:
TODAY sees the launch of a discussion document for public feedback on the proposals for NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Mid and South Essex to come together.
NEW figures have shown a staggering rise in alcohol-related admissions to local hospitals by Thurrock residents.
THURROCK’S Family Learning team embraced the theme of Children’s Mental Health Week (3-9 February) delivering a ‘Find Your Brave’ activity during their SMILE course for Key
Stage 1 parents/carers and children at Giffards Primary School in Corringham.
INTU Lakeside will be encouraging its visitors to stop and chat for Time to Talk Day (Thursday 6 February) as part of the national campaign to start conversations around mental health.
THE British Heart Foundation (BHF) today announced that it is helping to train drivers who deliver parcels to Amazon customers across West Thurrock in lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), so that they can respond to emergencies when out on the road.
MORE than 150 vulnerable young people have been given access to increased support, thanks to a new youth work project based in Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital.
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