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 […]

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

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 […]

Coronavirus: Hospitals told not to test staff or patients for Covid-19

Coronavirus: Hospitals told not to test staff or patients for Covid-19

NHS hospitals have been banned from launching their own coronavirus testing for staff and patients who have symptoms – despite a nationwide shortage in tests. Leaked NHS documents, passed to The Independent, show the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has now capped funding for Covid-19 testing in the health service, even though the lack of tests […]

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