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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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  • AttendAnywhere

    Our video appointments are helping us to carry on seeing patients virtually without them needing to physically travel to the hospital.

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Healthcare assistant wins prestigious NHS England award
Healthcare assistant wins prestigious NHS England award

A Healthcare Assistant (HCA) at a hospital has claimed a top award, thanks to her excellent commitment to making a difference in patient care....

Baby burnt one day after first birthday - raising awareness for childhood burns
Baby burnt one day after first birthday - raising awareness for childhood burns

A baby who suffered severe burns from a mug of hot drink, just one day after her first birthday, has now fully recovered thanks to the dedicated care by the staff from St Andrew’s Burns Service ...

New £8.7 million building boosting cancer care taking shape
New £8.7million building boosting cancer care taking shape

Preparations have begun for the new £8.7million Radiotherapy Unit extension and equipment at Southend Hospital, with specialist blocks starting to be craned into place....

Hospital pledged to improve working environment
Hospital pledged to improve working environment

A hospital has committed to bringing about changes which will ensure the safety of staff....

Apprenticeships are an amazing opportunity for local people – young or old
Apprenticeships are an amazing opportunity for local people – young or old

With over 430 staff advancing their careers through apprenticeships at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, National Apprenticeship Week (5 - 11 February) is the perfect showcase to celebrate the...

Public urged to have their say on proposed changes to services at local community hospitals
Public urged to have their say on proposed changes to services at local community hospitals

An eight-week period of consultation has begun about specific health services in mid and south Essex.   The local NHS is seeking views and ideas on proposals for future arrangements for i...

Making a difference to cancer patients and their care
Making a difference to cancer patients and their care

Ahead of World Cancer Day (Sunday 4 February) we spoke to nursing and support staff at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust to get a snapshot of the care and support they help provide to patients ...

World famous Essex heart Centre up for national award
World famous Essex heart centre up for national award

February is National Heart Month and a team that has helped improve the lives of over 340 patients has been shortlisted for a Global Cardiovascular Award....

Photography exhibition and stories puts focus on living life with cancer
Photography exhibition and stories puts focus on living life with cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day (February 4) a cancer patient who is still receiving treatment at Southend Hospital is hosting a unique photography and story exhibition to put the focus on exploring how the...

Pioneering arthritis in pregnancy clinic is a first for the region
Pioneering arthritis in pregnancy clinic is a first for the region

Women and birthing people suffering from arthritis and other similar conditions are being offered extra screening and more advice for a safer pregnancy. ...