Machine that helps stop hair loss is a “game changer” for Thurrock chemotherapy patients

Machine that helps stop hair loss is a “game changer” for Thurrock chemotherapy patients

NEW machines that help stop hair loss are making a life-changing difference for chemotherapy patients. Five Paxman scalp cooling cap machines have been bought for Southend Hospital, after several generous charity legacy donations hit the £60,000 fundraising target. The treatment works by reducing the temperature of a patient’s scalp by just a few degrees immediately […]

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 […]

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