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    Southend Anchor Programme

    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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IT glitch fixed

An IT glitch - which meant some letters sent electronically to GPs from local hospitals were never received – has been fixed....

Southend ED
Ambulance handover improvements at Southend Hospital’s Emergency Department

Information just released shows that ambulance handover times at Southend Hospital’s emergency department have improved by 300 per cent in four months....

Pharmacy on wheels
Local feedback delivers new ‘Pharmacy on Wheels’ scheme

A key challenge for discharging patients from hospital before 3pm is the provision of medication for them to take home from the pharmacy....

VR training
Future pharmacists trained using virtual-reality technology

The next generation of pharmacists are among the first to use cutting-edge technology as they prepare for work in local hospitals....

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Essex heart and lung patients to benefit from £2.3 million care boost

The world-renowned Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC) has received £2.3 million in national funding to support increasing the numbers of patients it can see....

spotlight appeal launch
Life-changing £600,000 appeal to improve cancer patient treatment launches

A new major fundraising campaign to buy state-of-the-art radiotherapy equipment for treating cancer patients across mid and south Essex was launched on Thursday 23 February....

Echo recognised
Heart team nationally recognised for providing best care for patients

A team based at the world-renowned Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC) at Basildon Hospital, have been recognised by an official body for the high-quality care they provide to patients.   ...

cancer services
New funding will support cancer services improvements

New and more effective machines are set to improve cancer care for patients after Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust successfully secured £3.7 million to support cancer services....

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Improved patient care recognised by world experts

A nurse has been recognised for her pioneering ways to make patients’ stays in hospital more comfortable....

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Consultant Cardiologist is all heart as he wins national patient care award

A Consultant Cardiologist at Southend Hospital has been given an award for the excellent care he gave to a heart failure patient.  ...