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 […]
BRAVE Felicity Thomas, 8, raised more than £1,000 for Macmillan by having her long pony tail cut off for charity. Felicity spent a whole year carefully growing her waist-length hair so it could be cut and donated to the Little Princess Trust to be made into a wig for children who have lost their own […]
ALMOST ten per cent of consultant appointments were missed in Thurrock, the highest rate in Essex, costing the NHS more than £1 million.
The age of interventional radiology at the Annual Member’s Meeting The focus of the 14th Annual Member’s Meeting (AMM) will be The Age of Interventional Radiology by Dr Jeremy Rabouhans, lead consultant for interventional radiology. Interventional radiology refers to minimally invasive procedures performed under imaging guidance with x-ray, ultrasound, CT or MRI, to make both […]
By Local Democracy Reporter, Steve Shaw THE deputy chief executive of the Basildon and Thurrock Hospital Trust has spoken of his frustration over the way political parties have distorted the closure of Orsett Hospital by using it for political means. Tom Abell, deputy chief executive and chief transformation officer at the trust set the record […]
CELEBRATIONS have begun as 127 cardiac arrest survivors become official Guinness World Record holders.
Staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient Paediatric staff gave up their lunch break to be a water balloon target for a five-year-old physiotherapy patient. Little Ellen Moore is having rehabilitation sessions at Basildon University Hospital following a bone marrow transplant but the hot weather is making it difficult […]