Hundreds of volunteers make a difference in mid and south Essex

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

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 [...]

Local GP surgeries delivering gold-standard LGBT care

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

My Care Record

By |2020-05-12T14:32:56+01:00May 12th, 2020|News|

In the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, making sure that health and care professionals can access information across services is even more important. The My Care Record approach is currently being implemented across the East of England during this period of emergency. My Care Record is an approach to improving care by joining up health and care information. Wherever [...]

NHS Still Here For You, No Matter What

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Education and mental health professionals come together

By |2020-02-10T11:41:27+00:00February 10th, 2020|News|

A national programme designed to get children and young people the mental health support they need, when they need it, will launch across mid and south Essex in this month. The Mental Health Services and Schools and Colleges Link Programme is designed to bring mental health and education professionals together at workshops in their area [...]

Eight clinical entrepreneurs appointed to the Mid & South Essex Innovation Fellowship

By |2020-01-22T12:27:13+00:00January 22nd, 2020|News|

The Mid & South Essex (MSE) Sustainability and Transformation Partnership is pleased to announce that eight clinicians have been chosen to join the 2019 – 2020 Innovation Fellowship. The Innovation Fellowship was set up in 2018 to help advance improvements in patient care, the aim being to encourage and support the development, testing and adoption [...]