IMAGINE being told you have covid-19 and need a ventilator. You’ve seen it in the news, so you know what that could mean. Frightened, you spend the next few minutes hurriedly sending a text message to your sister and mum, saying your goodbyes
EXTRA support is vital for doctors, says BMA as survey finds 48% doctors in East of England are suffering from poor mental health and wellbeing
AS you may or may not know, Thurrock Council has decided not to answer any questions from the press. You know, like those blokes in 24 hours in police custody. “No comment”, “No comment” and “No comment” That doesn’t mean we won’t still ask the questions. So far then have refused to answers any questions […]
A TRIAL using robotic cats with a resident in a local Essex care home has made such an impact, Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group has worked with Thurrock Council to purchase more to support people affected by dementia.
RESIDENTS in Thurrock can once again use the Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) from Monday 18 May under strict social distancing rules, following the site’s temporary closure due to COVID-19.
DEAF Awareness Week sees free sign language classes launched for thousands of families across England
AS celebrations and commemorations roll on into the weekend, it seems there has been little to dampen the spirit of Thurrock’s community
THE latest figures from Public Health England (released Friday 8) show that for the sixth day in a row the total number of confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in Thurrock has stayed the same.
THE TOTAL number of coronavirus-related deaths in Thurrock has stayed at 51 for a fifth day in a row.
A WICKFORD family has thanked midwives at Basildon Hospital after the safe arrival of their baby on the first day of lockdown following a long, challenging labour.
PASSENGERS travelling through London Stansted asked to cover their faces and wear gloves from today.
Covid-19: Death total in Thurrock stays at 51, government explains why they don’t yet publish recovery rates
THREE cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Thurrock in the latest figures released by Public Health England today (Wednesday 6 May).
AN Amazon wishlist has been set up for donations to hospitals and care homes on a Facebook page.
MID & South Essex Hospitals Charity, which covers Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals among others, has spoken of the heartwarming support and donations they have received since the pandemic began. On the official Just Giving fundraising page, which accessed by clicking here the trust say the following: “We have been inundated with support from the […]
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust remind community they are still here for them, no matter what
HEALTH leaders across mid and south Essex are reminding patients that they’re still here for them.
TODAY we celebrate International Day of the Midwife (IDM), a day where global recognition and celebration is given to midwives.
ONE coronavirus-related death has sadly been confirmed in Thurrock in the latest figures, bringing the total number in the borough to 51.
AN interactive map which reveals coronavirus deaths by postcode shows that people living in the poorest parts of England and Wales are dying at more than double the rate of those in affluent areas.
TWO more coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed in Thurrock in the latest figures, bringing the total number in the borough to 50.
A THURROCK Engineering student has produced more than 1000 face shields for frontline staff, after a project he started when put on furlough grew and grew thanks to donations.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Charity thank community after “fantastic week of donations”
BASILDON and Thurrock University Hospitals Charity has expressed its thanks to community groups, local businesses and individuals after a “fantastic week of donations.”
ST.LUKE’S Hospice, Basildon CEO has expressed the importance of the newly-established bereavement support line, and assured the community that whatever the months ahead may bring, care will be available.
FIGURES released today (Friday, 1 May) show that there have been 48 coronavirus-related recorded deaths in Thurrock since the pandemic begin.
Maternity Direct Service launched for pregnant women and new Mums registered to Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals
THE launch of the Maternity Direct service has been announced, available for all pregnant women and new mums who have registered their pregnancy at one of the following three Trusts that form the MSE Hospital group: