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Southend ED expansion
Works start for Southend Hospital Emergency Department revamp

An £8 million scheme that will help increase the size of the Emergency Department (ED) at Southend Hospital and improve patient waiting times has had its first image unveiled....

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Support slippers donation is an amazing ‘feet’ for patients

The Friends of Broomfield have donated 150 pairs of non-slip slippers to Broomfield Hospital’s Falls Team to hand out to wards with patients who are more likely to have falls. One in three peopl...

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Trust shortlisted for triple National Learning Disability and Autism Awards

Showcasing how Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust has been leading the way and helping make improvements for patients and visitors with learning disabilities, it has now been shortlisted for thr...

Cath lab opening 2023
New specialist heart lab means over 200 extra patients will be seen a year

The opening of a new cardiac catheter (cath) lab used to treat and diagnose patients with heart diseases means that over 200 extra patients will be seen a year at the world-renowned Essex Cardiothorac...

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Bowls Club put their best feet forward for stroke unit

Stroke unit patients at Southend Hospital are set to benefit from the latest donation made by Essex County Bowls Club, from Westcliff. ...

Robotic pets for dementia patients
Robot pets for patients with dementia is a stroke of genius

Over 30 robotic companion cats and dogs have made their way to patients with dementia as part of Dementia Action Week (15-21 May)....

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Improved help for patients with dementia thanks to launch of dementia hubs

As part of Dementia Action Week (15-21 May) monthly drop-in sessions at new dementia hubs have been launched, helping give patients and relatives a place for much-needed advice and support. ...

Tackle the Tower 2023
Abseilers set to raise a tower-rific £35,000 for hospital charity

Over 80 brave fundraisers abseiled 154 feet down the tower block at Southend Hospital on Saturday 13 May. They hope to have raised £35,000 for hospital wards and units of their choice across Mid...

Spotlight weekend
Wonderful weekend of walking, singing and dancing puts the ‘Spotlight’ on Radiotherapy Appeal

Triple the fundraising events meant three times the fun, for those helping inch ever closer to the £600,000 target for Southend Hospital Charitable Foundation’s latest appeal this last wee...

Nurses seeing over 700 patients at home every year are helping free up hospital beds

International Nurses’ Day takes place every year on May 12, marking the birth date of Florence Nightingale, and is a celebration of all things nursing....