THE East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) is reminding all secondary schools in the region to sign up to a lifesaving lesson as part of Restart a Heart Day.
A THURROCK resident has been invited as a guest speaker in Southend to talk about the mental health challenges
AS part of Dementia Action Week, YT joined a number of organisations involved in working with people with dementia in a walk around Grays.
THIS Diabetes Week (10-16 June) is a great opportunity to raise awareness of diabetes, the services on offer to support people and their families affected by the condition and find out tips on how to manage diabetes well.
WORLD No Tobacco Day on 31st May brings to attention smoking rates in the East of England as well below the UK average, with around 14% of adults being frequent smokers in the region.
A GRAVELEY-ill asylum seeker has been told she must pay for the cancer treatment that she is receiving at Basildon Hospital.
WORK is progressing well with the construction of 53 new homes in Chadwell St Mary as part of Thurrock Council’s £32million investment in new council homes for affordable rent for people on the borough’s housing register.
PARENTS have been told how important child vaccinations are to avoid “completely unavoidable but sometimes serious infections” – after a sharp rise in mumps and measles.
Thurrock Health Services over Bank Holiday Weekend. Full details on poster.
THURROCK Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is part of Thurrock Dementia Action Alliance. Over the next week the CCG will be promoting ways to take action on dementia.
TILBURY community encouraged to think about healthy food. Full details on poster.
Ambulance service mark Dementia Action Week with 2,000 staff trained OVER 2,000 of the region’s ambulance service staff have been trained to provide better support for patients and their families that are living with or touched by dementia. The figure has been announced in the run-up to Dementia Action Week (May 20-26th). Staff at East […]
MORE than 350 drivers using mobile phones in the South East have been spotted by an unmarked HGV supercab in the past year in a bid to improve safety on the region’s high-speed roads.
KINETIKA’S popular T100 Walking Festival returns to Thurrock, Southend and Kent in July. Ali Pretty, Artistic Director of the internationally renowned, outdoor arts company, leads the walks as a 15-day pilgrimage – Welcome to the Kitchen Table. Running between 6 – 20 July, T100 2019 – Welcome to the Kitchen Table aims to connect diverse […]
THE HEALTH service covering Thurrock has one of the best detection rates for ovarian cancer in the country.
THE Essex County FA are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th May by launching a brand new wellbeing session in Clacton, using football to “create social integrations and boost self-confidence.”
FOLLOWING the arrival of Royal Baby Sussex over the Bank Holiday weekend, Best for Britain has released an open letter today, supported by the Royal College of Midwives CEO, MPs and local midwives, to raise awareness of Brexit’s threat to UK maternity services.
THIS May Bluebird Care Thurrock & Castle Point is supporting the Stroke Association’s annual stroke awareness month, Make May Purple.
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.
MORE than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by charity Unicef reveals.
Free ADHD training for local schools The ADHD Foundation will be hosting a free training course at the Beehive Centre in Grays on Friday 12 July open to teachers, teaching assistants, sencos or any education professional who work with children with ADHD of any age in the local Thurrock area. The training will cover: What […]
NHS leaders across Thurrock and the whole of mid and south Essex area are putting together a range of information for local people to help them know what services are available this bank holiday.
LOCAL health teams were told to say that the metallic dust that has blighted Tilbury for months is nothing more than a “nuisance” despite leading health authorities not knowing if the statement was accurate, internal emails have revealed.