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    We're creating exciting and innovative employment, volunteering, internship and network opportunities for those we serve.

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    Maternity services - your pregnancy, your choice

    We actively encourage women to choose when and where they have their babies to suit their individual needs.

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    To keep our patients, visitors and staff safe - and to limit the spread of COVID-19 - we have restricted visiting.

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Trust Newsroom

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New machine helping patients work up a sweat before surgery

Patients are being put through their paces in a new programme to help them prepare for major surgery at local hospitals....

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Major modernisation and expansion of Southend Hospital Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Southend Hospital is being expanded and modernised as part of an ambitious £8 million scheme. The cash injection will see the department redesigned to meet the needs ...

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New service will help extend lives of families with hereditary heart issues

A mum and daughter who were diagnosed with hereditary heart failure years apart have welcomed the introduction of a new regional service for patients with inherited cardiac conditions (ICC), which wil...

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New Clinical Nurse Specialist appointed to support asbestos-related cancer patients in Essex

Sam Jayasekara has been appointed as a Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) to provide nursing care and support for mesothelioma (asbestos-related cancer) patients in Essex. The post is fun...

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Hospital staff awarded for improving lives of patients with learning disabilities

Two members of staff from Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust have received Southend City Jubilee and Queens Memorial Awards 2023....

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First in-house Respiratory team will help reduce hospital stay and readmissions

Patients needing to see a respiratory specialist at Broomfield Hospital will now been seen more quickly, thanks to the introduction of an in-house Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) team....

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Patients to benefit from new scanners at Basildon Hospital

Patients will receive their scans more quickly and in more comfortable surroundings after a new facility opened at Basildon Hospital....

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Changes and expansion at Southend’s Emergency Department

More space to treat patients is being made available in Southend Hospital’s Emergency Department. This will enable the hospital to provide seven extra major treatment spaces, including an improv...

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Hospital app recognised by the Financial Times as top tech tool

A company founded by a consultant and innovation fellow at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted as a Tech Champion by the Financial Times (FT)....

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Christmas gifts for new parents at Broomfield Hospital

Newborn babies taking their first steps into Christmas at Broomfield Hospital this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will all receive a gift from the team on the ward. ...