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Machine that helps stop hair loss is a “game changer” for Essex chemotherapy patients

Cooling Caps

New machines that help stop hair loss are making a life-changing difference for chemotherapy patients.

Five Paxman scalp cooling cap machines have been bought for Southend Hospital, after several generous charity legacy donations hit the £60,000 fundraising target.

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Patients who need physiotherapy to benefit from new leg machine

Patient, Mark Pitman with and staff member, Alex Bailess (Advanced Amputee Physiotherapist).jpg

A machine that will help improve the lives of patients who have had surgery and then need physiotherapy has been given to Broomfield Hospital.

The leg press machine, which costs £3,295, works the lower body of a patient with the option of adjusting weights to match their strength. It was donated by The Friends of Broomfield.

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New equipment to make a huge difference to keyhole surgery patients

Peter Francis

Keyhole surgery equipment which will help speed up procedures and reduce pain and discomfort for patients, has been donated to Broomfield Hospital.

The £23,000 worth of equipment, known as AirSeal, was bought with money raised by Chelmer Bridge Rotary Club, and helps stop air from getting trapped in parts of a patient’s body after having a keyhole procedure.

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Awards to shine light on Essex NHS staff

The finalists for an award ceremony celebrating the hard work of local NHS staff have been announced.

The Shine Awards is the brand new staff awards ceremony for Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, and celebrates the great work of staff across all areas of the Trust, both on the frontline and those behind the scenes.

 

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