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Trust Newsroom

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Hospital digital technologies to support the delivery of care

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded £166,800 to use digital technologies to improve productivity over the next year. ...

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Bereaved parents donate over £5,000 to baby loss suite

A couple from Great Wakering have donated more than £5,000 to a hospital baby loss suite that helped them when their baby died last year...

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Triumphant return of Tackle the Tower abseil challenge raises thousands

Brave souls are hoping to have raised £25,000 for hospital wards and units by abseiling 154 feet down the tower block at Southend Hospital.  ...

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Nurse helping heart patients get home sooner

A nurse is helping heart attack patients get home more quickly, reducing the time they need to spend in hospital.  ...

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Filipino nurses have been helping hospital patients for 20 years

A group of overseas nurses are celebrating their 20-year anniversary at Basildon Hospital on International Nurses’ Day (Thursday 12 May).    ...

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Mum’s abseil is thank you to hospital for giving son fantastic care

A mum is going to great heights to thank the neonatal and audiology departments at Southend Hospital for the care they given her son....

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Raising awareness of heart failure symptoms will help save lives

Specialist hospital staff are making people more aware of the symptoms of heart failure....

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Mural helps relatives understand how machines are improving patient care

Mural helps relatives understand how machines are improving patient care A new mural is helping relatives understand how medical equipment is being used to help their loved ones.  ...

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New mural tickles the funny bones of child fracture patients

New mural tickles the funny bones of child fracture patients.  ...

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Prostate cancer donation from golf club drives a tee-mendous £8,000 to Southend Hospital

The urology department at Southend Hospital has been given £8,000 from members of Orsett Golf Club, many whom received prostate cancer care.  ...