Essex midwives talk about the joy of their jobs on International Day of the Midwife

Essex midwives talk about the joy of their jobs on International Day of the Midwife

THREE midwives from Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust have come together this International Day of the Midwife (May 5) to give an insight into their careers and how they have ‘delivered’ in their roles during the pandemic. The midwives from Basildon, Southend and Broomfield hospitals spoke about their route into the profession and […]

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock drops to 16

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock drops to 16

THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has decreased by 57.8% over the last seven days. The borough has 16 cases. Thurrock now stands at 277th out of 315 in the infection table of local authorities That equates to 9.2 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to April 16th and not today (April 21st). Reference point […]

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock rises to 37

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock rises to 37

THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has increased by 27.7% over the last seven days. The borough has 37 cases. Thurrock now stands at144th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 21.2 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to April 11th and not today (April 16th). Reference point […]

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock drop to 27

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock drop to 27

THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has dropped by 54.9% over the last seven days. The borough has 27 cases. Thurrock now stands at 220th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 15.5 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to April 4th and not today (April 9th). Reference […]

Family Of Basildon secretary appeal to her former workmates at Thurrock factory for help following asbestos cancer death

Family Of Basildon secretary appeal to her former workmates at Thurrock factory for help following asbestos cancer death

The family of a former office secretary are appealing to her former workmates for help following her death from asbestos-related cancer.  Olive Marlborough, of Basildon, died from mesothelioma, a terminal form of cancer linked to exposure to asbestos, often decades earlier. Oliver, formerly of East Ham, was diagnosed a month before she died. Following the […]

Local NHS gains more control over resources for GP services

Local NHS gains more control over resources for GP services

FROM 1 April 2021, all five Clinical Commissioning Groups will take control of the planning, strategic direction, priority setting and decision making for GP services. This is a first step towards strengthening local decision making under plans to create an Integrated Care Systems (ICS) which will manage services on behalf of local people.

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock falls to 76

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock falls to 76

THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has dropped by 6.2% over the last seven days. The borough has 76 cases. Thurrock now stands at 154th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 43.6 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to March 25h and not today (March 30th). Reference […]

South Essex College student tackles 11 hour walk for British Heart Foundation

South Essex College student tackles 11 hour walk for British Heart Foundation

A Level 3 Health and Social Care student at South Essex College has completed a difficult 11-hour charity walk for the British Heart Foundation.Last week, Katie Fuller-Sherman and her boyfriend Liam, tracked their journey from their hometown of Tilbury to Westminster Bridge. They tackled poor weather conditions and hill climbs to complete the 48.3km route to raise funds for the charity.

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