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    Our strategy

    We're pleased to have launched our organisational strategy.

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    Our strategy

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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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    Southend Anchor Programme


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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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    COVID-19 guidance for visitors

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

    COVID-19 guidance for visitors

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    Our video appointments are helping us to carry on seeing patients during the current coronavirus outbreak.

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Trust Newsroom

Basildon 50 past
Basildon to the future – looking back on 50 years of Basildon Hospital

Basildon Hospital, part of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, celebrates 50 years of providing health services for the community....

Tree planting 2023
Tree-mendous planting scheme will see more greenery at hospitals

Thanks to a donation of over 90 trees, patients, staff and visitors can expect greener spaces when they visit Southend and Broomfield hospitals....

UK’s first remotely supported heart valve procedure carried out in Essex with patients set to benefit

Essex heart patients are the first in the country to benefit from new wearable technology used by hospital staff in a revolutionary procedure....

Essex cardiac arrest survival rates set to improve thanks to new pilot scheme

Lives of patients suffering Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests could be saved thanks to a new pilot scheme being trialed across Essex jointly by ambulances, air ambulances and a specialist heart centre....

Feeding Buddies
Volunteering to feed patients is ‘Buddy’ brilliant

A volunteer who has been helping feed hospital patients for the last 10 years is now passing on his skills and experience to the next generation, who are encouraging vulnerable and elderly patients to...

Matthew Hopkins
New CEO of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust appointed

Matthew Hopkins has been appointed as Chief Executive of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust....

EVH pilot Essex CTC
Next ‘leg’ of recovery much quicker for coronary heart disease patients - thanks to new pilot scheme

Patient recovery times for heart patients are improving thanks to a less invasive way of moving veins from a patient’s leg to their heart....

throat device for Broomfield
Fundraisers use their ‘head’ to improve care for patients who have difficulty swallowing

A head and throat-shaped training model, designed to help improve care for patients at Broomfield Hospital who have problems swallowing, has been kindly donated by the Friends of Broomfield....

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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....