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Services will help people experiencing poor mental health to find and keep work

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) and Employ-Ability have launched the Employment Retention Service in partnership with Essex County Council. It will run alongside the partnership’s established Employment Service that helps people receiving mental health support secure employment. Employment specialists help people set career goals, write CVs, prepare for interviews and build the confidence [...]

By |2020-07-03T14:12:00+01:00July 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Ambulance service calls for responsible drinking

East of England Ambulance Service are urging the public to show restraint, drink responsibly and remember social distancing on the first weekend that pubs and restaurants reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased. Increased staffing has been put on over the weekend (Saturday 4th July through to Monday 7th July), but bosses are hoping that this [...]

By |2020-07-03T14:05:48+01:00July 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Hundreds of volunteers make a difference in mid and south Essex

This week is National Volunteers Week 2020 (1-7 June) an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. Mid and south Essex is no exception and has a wealth of voluntary organisations and dedicated volunteers, regularly supporting their local communities. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has [...]

By |2020-06-02T10:45:52+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Local GP surgeries delivering gold-standard LGBT care

This Pride Month, 15 GP surgeries across three Essex districts have stepped up to meet the needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients, some among the first in the country to receive a special award. The GP practices in mid Essex, comprising Braintree District, Chelmsford City and Maldon District, have all received [...]

By |2020-05-31T14:11:06+01:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

MSEFT takes big step in transformation of post-treatment care of patients recovering from cancer

Post-treatment cancer patients in mid and south Essex are to gain more control over their on-going care and support, thanks to a new remote digital monitoring platform. Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (MSEFT) has commissioned an innovative web portal that will allow patients to benefit from “personalised care packages” after they have been [...]

By |2020-05-21T16:57:30+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

NHS Still Here For You, No Matter What

Health leaders across mid and south Essex are reminding patients that GP services, pharmacies, NHS 111, out-of-hours services and emergency departments are all still available to patients. Diane Sarkar, Chief Nursing Officer, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Whilst it is really important to follow the government guidance to stay home during this [...]

By |2020-05-04T11:19:01+01:00May 4th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Health and care worker COVID-19 testing available across mid and south Essex

An expanded COVID-19 testing service is now available for key workers across mid and south Essex. This will mean that staff members, or members of their household with symptoms of COVID-19 can, if they work in essential roles, be offered the opportunity to be tested. Nationally, clinicians working in the following services were the first [...]

By |2020-04-24T18:40:47+01:00April 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments