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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