The Anchor Programme – Mid and South Essex organisations join forces to launch major new initiative

By |2021-06-08T10:52:19+01:00June 8th, 2021|News|

The Mid and South Essex Health Care Partnership (MSEHCP) is working with health and care partners, local Councils and the education sector in Mid and South Essex as signatories to the Anchor Programme, to provide employment and voluntary opportunities for 1.2 million people in our Essex communities. The Programme brings together partners from across [...]

Health services over May bank holiday weekend (29-31 May)

By |2021-05-26T09:34:57+01:00May 25th, 2021|News|

Know the best place to get medical help in mid and south Essex this bank holiday weekend with our NHS service guides. Many services are closed on bank holiday Monday and those that are open may have different opening times. Our NHS services guides sets out where and when you can get medical help over [...]

Appy parenting as early years goes digital in Southend

By |2021-05-13T17:34:05+01:00May 13th, 2021|News|

Expectant and new parents in in Southend are to be the first in Essex to benefit from accessible  technology that will enable them to digitally track, manage and record every aspect of their baby’s health from birth to early years. Until now, parents have been given a paper red book when their baby is born [...]

Ford And NHS ‘Vaccine Van’ Delivers COVID-19 Protection To Low-Uptake Communities

By |2021-05-11T09:15:26+01:00May 7th, 2021|News|

Bespoke Ford Transit COVID-19 vaccination vehicle set to bring mobile clinics to communities who are vulnerable to COVID-19 and those who might face barriers to accessing traditional healthcare services. Pilot scheme by Ford, the NHS in Essex and community leaders tackles access barriers where individuals have been or felt unable to attend a clinic. [...]

Essex invests in robo-pets to provide needed comfort to care home residents affected by dementia during COVID –19

By |2021-04-22T19:15:51+01:00April 22nd, 2021|News|

Remarkable results have been seen by health and care staff in Essex who are trialling the use of robo-pets with one care home resident speaking to her carers for the first time in 18 months. The resident from Admirals Court care home in Leigh-on-sea hadn’t spoken for 18 months until she was given a robotic [...]

Happiness Programme brings ‘joy’ to residents with dementia and learning difficulties

By |2021-04-22T08:48:08+01:00April 22nd, 2021|News|

Mid and South Essex Hospitals Charity has funded interactive light projectors for Essex care homes and community hospitals, using a grant received from NHS Charities Together. Three interactive magic tables have been purchased by the Mid and South Essex CCGs, using money awarded to Mid and South Essex Hospitals Charity by NHS Charities Together and [...]

Danbury’s COVID -19 Volunteers have been stepping up again and raising funds for charity

By |2021-04-16T16:43:39+01:00April 16th, 2021|News|

Danbury’s COVID-19 vaccine centre volunteers have been going the extra mile again, by raising money for Red Nose Day and Marie Curie while volunteering at Danbury Medical Centre Vaccination Clinic. The volunteers have been getting dressed up as penguins and bunnies for Red Nose Day to raise money, while lifting the sprits of people getting [...]

Local NHS gains more control over resources for GP services

By |2021-04-06T10:50:34+01:00April 6th, 2021|News|

From 1 April 2021, all five Clinical Commissioning Groups will take control of the planning, strategic direction, priority setting and decision making for GP services. This is a first step towards strengthening local decision making under plans to create an Integrated Care Systems (ICS) which will manage services on behalf of local people. In line [...]

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