HOSPITALS across south Essex are to get a major financial boost after having their debt written off by the government.
BASILDON and Thurrock University Hospital along with three other Essex hospitals has announced visitors are banned to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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.
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.
AN eight-year-old boy has raised funds for children who are receiving treatment at Basildon Hospital, where he was born.
THE Research and Development (R&D) department at Basildon Hospital currently contributes to over 60 studies that benefit patients and the wider NHS.
KIND-hearted Thurrock residents have donated a computer console to Basildon children’s ward after a number were stolen.
POLICE officers helped rescue a woman who went into labour while stuck in traffic along the A13 in Stanford-le-Hope yesterday, Saturday 12 October.
WITH record breaking numbers of patients visiting A&E, have you ever wondered how our Acute Medical Units are managed, especially when under increased pressure?
THE family of late patient Alfreda Lawrence raised and donated £1117.35 to the Pasteur ward at Basildon Hospital, in recognition of the fantastic care their mum received from staff on the Stroke Unit.
PARENTS Alex and Carli Headley, of Billericay, donated funds for new equipment to be purchased for Basildon Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), after receiving ‘fantastic’ care when their twin boys were born in 2013.
TRAINING is underway for 44 foundation year 1 doctors (FY1s), who started a 10 day induction in Basildon Hospital on Monday July 29.
PATIENT, Anthony Leonard, has lost over 53kg in under a year with help and guidance from staff at Basildon Hospital.
PATIENTS and staff at Basildon Hospital cheered on former patient Alan Moorcraft -Sexton on Sunday 16 June, when he joined Soccer Aid 2019, the world’s biggest charity football match at Stamford Bridge in Chelsea.
BASILDON Hospital consultants and staff from the urology, anaesthetic and theatre departments have gone above and beyond for patient James Brooker, who was diagnosed and treated within a 12 hour period.
A GRAVELEY-ill asylum seeker has been told she must pay for the cancer treatment that she is receiving at Basildon Hospital.
MARTIN Leslie, head of upper school at Beauchamps High School in Wickford, raised £3716.75 by completing the London Marathon in 4hours 38minutes.
MOTHER of three, Kelly Knipes, praised her consultant and Basildon Hospital for saving her family’s lives and delivering great care.
HEALTH organisations are rapidly trying to address a severe shortage of staff at hospitals across mid and south Essex, as new figures show there could soon be as many as 2,000 vacancies.
Paediatric team at Basildon Hospital win the Best Teaching Hospital Award BASILDON Hospital’s paediatric department has won Best Teaching Hospital at this year’s East of England Paediatrics Awards Night. The event which took place at the prestigious Frank Lee Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital on February 8 was a great success. The Paediatric Awards […]
HERE are details of the Endometriosis Support group. Starting on the 8th January, the group will meet the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm. It aims to give women that suffer with Endometriosis a place to share their worries, gain support and make friends. The resident gynaecology nurse is always on hand to answer […]
THREE regional hospital Trusts, including Basildon and Thurrock have been named among those charging the most per hour for parking in a scathing report on NHS parking fees.
DOUBLE Olympic champion Max Whitlock joined fellow gymnasts and Stephen Metcalfe, MP, to deliver presents to children at Basildon hospital.
ADDITIONAL therapy is now available for Basildon University Hospital patients living with dementia, thanks to a generous donation of £7,000 from the League of Friends. The software system enables patients to listen to music, look at photos and play interactive games. Known as RITA, which stands for Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities, the tool can be […]