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Senior midwife loses unfair dismissal challenge after being sacked from Basildon Hospital

A SENIOR midwife who was accused of using the words “bloater” and a “whale on a bed” to describe a pregnant woman has lost her claim against an NHS trust in Essex for unfair dismissal.

Investigation launched over mother’s death in childbirth

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a woman died during childbirth at Basildon Hospital’s maternity unit.

Basildon Hospital: Changes means more patient visitors will be able to see their loved ones

IT IS positive news for people wanting to visit patients, as some visiting restrictions are being relaxed across Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust from today (Thursday 17 February).

Basildon Hospital leads the way with innovative training scheme for young people

BASILDON Hospital is leading the way in helping young people with learning disabilities or autism get on a career path. Eligible students from South Essex...

Record numbers spent more than half a day in A&Es waiting for a bed

A RECORD number of people spent more than half a day in Essex A&Es waiting for a ward bed to free up last month.

Concerns at midwife shortage at Basildon Hospital

DESPITE recent upbeat news about the maternity unit at Basildon Hospital, the trust that runs it and hospitals in Southend and Chelmsford says the region continues to suffer from a shortage of midwives reports the LDRS.

Covid-19: Vaccines to be compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

FRONTLINE NHS staff in England will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid, the health secretary has announced reports the BBC.

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...

Partner of Stanford-le-Hope woman who helped save more than four lives encourages others to talk about organ donation

AN organ donor has been called a hero after saving more four lives, including newborn babies.

Retrained nurse one of the first to use fast-track return to nursing scheme 

A NURSE who stepped away from the profession 20 years ago is back on the wards thanks to a new scheme.

Thurrock cancer waiting lists hit by Covid

CANCER treatment waiting times have been hit by the Covid pandemic.

NHS beds in the community “already full”

NHS beds in the community – intended to ease pressure on hospitals – are already full across mid and south Essex ahead of the winter season as medics brace themselves for potential surge in Covid cases and flu.

Basildon Hospital welcomes new trainee doctors

A NEW intake of over 120 trainee doctors will help the local hospitals continue to provide excellent and safe care for all its patients.

Kind-hearted Sienna is getting the chop for charity

A GIRL will be celebrating her 10th birthday by having 14 inches of her hair cut off to raise money to help families with ill children at Basildon Hospital.

New equipment to help mums with tears after giving birth

A NEW machine is helping to improve the lives of women at Southend Hospital who have suffered tearing during labour.

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