CALLING all walkers, joggers and runners, we want you to join us on a winter walk for charity.
BREAST cancer patients at Basildon University Hospital are being offered a new follow-up service to support them in the months and years after treatment. Every year in Britain, 50,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. The good news is that survival rates are improving, and have been for the last 30 years, largely due to […]
The liver team at Basildon University Hospital have taken their portable scanner on the road to treat hard-to-reach patients. The team have linked in with local community alcohol and drug teams in Basildon, Thurrock and Southend to reach patients who are Hep B or Hep C positive but because of their substance dependency, are unlikely […]
COME along and meet the governors of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at the next meeting of the Council of Governors on Monday 14 November
BASILDON Hospital has responded to the news that there were 162 “serious incidents in 2015/16. Following a Freedom of Information Act (2000) request, Blackwater Law medical negligence solicitors discovered that the nine NHS Trusts operating in Essex reported a significant number of ‘Serious Incidents’ having taken place in the reporting year 2015-16. A spokesperson for […]
NHS Trusts in Essex reported 1035 serious medical incidents and errors impacting patient care in the year 2015-16 according to official NHS data collated by medical negligence solicitors in Essex. Following a Freedom of Information Act (2000) request, Blackwater Law medical negligence solicitors in Essex have discovered that the nine NHS Trusts operating in Essex […]
MEMBERS of a local theatre group donated their time and talent to help Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals create a campaign to reduce violence and aggression against staff.
A special service will be held this Sunday (6 November) for babies who died before or soon after birth.
BASILDON hospital is on a black alert (Friday Oct 26th) due to the strain on its A and E department.
BASILDON and Thurrock University Hospitals has taken the unusual decision to declare an internal critical incident, due to a lack of beds in Basildon Hospital.
BASILDON hospital is on a black alert (Thursday Oct 26th) due to the strain on its A and E department.
A STRIKING selection of artwork has recently gone on display at Basildon University Hospital. Produced by local artists, the pieces are regularly admired by visitors many of whom have enquired whether they are for sale.
BASILDON hospital is on a black alert (Tuesday Oct 26th) due to the strain on its A and E department.
BASILDON hospital is on a black alert (Tuesday Oct 25th) due to the strain on its A and E department.
BASILDON hospital is on a black alert (Monday Oct 24th) due to the strain on its A and E department.
PATIENTS are being encouraged to book their blood test appointment for Southend Hospital or Basildon Hospital via the online booking system or telephone call centre.
A MIDWIFE at Basildon University Hospital has set up classes to teach women how to manage if they are diagnosed with diabetes when they are pregnant.
A spokesperson for the hospital said: We are currently on black alert. Black alert is our hospital’s most severe internal status level and means we have more demand coming through A E than beds available in the hospital.
A fantastic £7,733 was raised during Basildon and Orsett Hospital’s Macmillan Coffee Morning.
Come join the MacMillan Coffee Morning at Basildon Hospital
A NEW service to improve after-care for patients who have had a cardiac arrest has been short-listed for a prestigious national award. The CARE (Care After REsuscitation) clinic was set up at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC) at Basildon University Hospital to help patients who suffer anxiety and depression following the shock and trauma of a cardiac arrest.
Every day across the UK around three people die, who could have benefited from a transplant, because there aren’t enough organ donors. In Essex, there are currently 150 people waiting for a transplant.
A GROUP of enthusiastic singers at Basildon Hospital are looking for a musical accompanist to help them hit the right note in their performances and weekly practice sessions.