COVID-19: changes to services and guidance for visitors
As a fully established, merged organisation, we’ve worked with you, our staff, to understand what it means to be part of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust.
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A programme of roadworks to replace the roundabout and traffic islands at the intersection of Main Road and Hosptial Approach will cause some disruption to traffic and delays can be expected.
Should I go to A&E - do you really need to come in to hospital?
Current vacancies at our mid and south Essex hospitals
To keep our patients, visitors and staff safe - and to limit the spread of COVID-19 - we have had to restrict the number of people allowed on to our hospital sites.
COVID-19 guidance for visitors
To make sure Southend Hospital has enough parking for patients, a difficult decision has been taken to end free parking for staff without parking permits.
Click here to read about the parking arrangements at Southend Hospital
We’ve been working hard to make changes so we can allow a partner to join you at your 12-week Nuchal scan appointment.
Read more about these visiting arrangements
Information for patients
We have introduced video appointments to help us carry on seeing patients during the current coronavirus outbreak.
Click here to read about AttendAnywhere appointments
A new chemotherapy treatment centre at Broomfield Hospital has been called “fantastic” by local MP Vicky Ford.
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Two local men will be dressing up as Ghostbusters to take part in Walk For Wards, raising money for local hospitals this Sunday (19 September).
The pair are joining around 150 other walkers along t...
Staff and patients at our local hospitals will be supporting World Sepsis Day on Monday (13 September) by highlighting the dangers of the blood infection.
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Cadgers, a support group for people with urological cancers, has received £1,000 in funding from Royal Arch Freemasons in Southend.
The team received £500 from members of the Westcliff ...
A patient who spent 14 weeks in hospital with Covid has donated two digital tablets to the critical care unit at Basildon Hospital.
He has donated them to help patients on ventilators communicate w...
A team of midwives have been shortlisted for a prestigious Royal College of Midwives award for their excellence in bereavement care.
The team based at Basildon Hospital, known as the Lullaby Team, ...
A nurse who stepped away from the profession 20 years ago is back on the wards thanks to a new scheme.
Jane Warner hadn’t worked in a hospital for 20 years, but has now retrained, got her nur...
A man who had his leg amputated ten years ago has been sharing his story with those about to have similar operations....
Long hospital visits have become a thing of the past for a group of Essex kidney dialysis patients, who started to receive their treatment at home during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A total of 30 patien...
A group of 45 overseas nurses have celebrated passing their exams to work for the NHS.
The nurses joined the critical care units at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, which covers Basildon, ...