News & Events
The reforms to the NHS which healthcare workers have been working towards will finally come to fruition and GPs will take charge of commissioning health services for their patients from 1 April 2013.
The thinking behind the name change is:
NHS North Essex, the local primary care trust organisation, is asking people for their views on the future of GP services for patients currently registered at the Clements House surgery in South Woodham Ferrers.
NHS North Essex Cluster Board have their very last meeting on Tuesday 26 March where performance and financial plans are among the many different subjects to be discussed. They will also be having an extraordinary Board meeting on Thursday 21 March to approve the handover of the local NHS to the individual Clinical Commissioning Groups.
All members of the public are welcome to a combined Extra Board Meeting
All members of the public are welcome to a combined Board Meeting
The NHS North Essex Cluster Board is seeking the views of patients and the public on proposals for developing the branch surgery at Great Yeldham.
55,000 GP and nurse appointments missed a yearA STAGGERING 55,000 GP and nurse appointments a year are being lost across north east Essex because people don’t bother to cancel an appointment if they are unable to attend.
GPs and their practice staff across Colchester and Tendring will be attending a half-day professional development session next week.
WHO is your NHS Hero? Who do you know who has gone the extra mile or ‘ploughed through’ to provide exceptional care this winter? Don’t let your chance to say thank you drift away!
All members of the public are welcome to a combined Board Meeting of NHS Mid Essex, NHS North East Essex and NHSWest Essex
MOVES are being taken to improve the safety of people parking at and visiting health facilities in Colchester and Harwich.
PEOPLE are being urged to maintain high levels of cleanliness to help prevent one of the festive season’s least welcome visitors putting a dampener on celebrations.
As you know there are a number of illnesses that children are more likely to pick up over winter. As a parent or guardian it can frighten us, particularly if it’s symptoms we’ve not seen before. The first thing is to keep calm! The right NHS services are everywhere.
PEOPLE across north Essex appear to be heeding advice to protect themselves and their families from flu this year.
CLINICAL and operational staff working in health and social care in north Essex will be attending two demonstration events this month in preparation for the local introduction of the new NHS 111 telephone information service.
WITH the festive period fast approaching and the prospect of winter’s chilly blast throwing its worst at us, here is some useful advice and information on how to stay healthy and, should you require treatment, where to go to get it.
THE NHS in north east Essex has been ranked top in the latest benchmarking report by NHS Midlands and East Strategic Health Authority.
LOCAL people can find out exactly why it is so important to be vaccinated against flu in the next few weeks.
Central Essex Community Services (CECS) is now providing a domiciliary dental service, in mid and north east Essex for housebound or residential care home patients who are unable to visit their own dentists.
HEALTH services across mid Essex have been lauded for their treatment and support of people with chronic respiratory disease, coming joint top in the east of England in a leading national report.
A POTENTIALLY life-saving scheme is set to be expanded in Harlow thanks to the Harlow Lions and West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, the organisation taking over the running of the local NHS.
MEETINGS of a new forum designed to give the public a say in how local health services are run will be taking place next week.
PREGNANT women are being urged to have their free flu jab after figures revealed the current uptake across north Essex is worryingly low.
WASTED medication is costing the NHS millions every year – including £34million for the NHS across East of England.
Following a rise in the number if whooping cough cases in young babies vaccinations are being offered to pregnant women in north Essex.
PEOPLE across north Essex at greatest risk from flu were today urged to protect themselves and their families, as this year’s flu vaccination campaign was launched.
NHS North Essex is a cluster of three primary care trusts (PCTs) working as a single organisation on behalf of Mid Essex PCT, North East Essex PCT and West Essex PCT.
MEMBERS of the public will be able to witness the ‘changing of the guard’ heralding an exciting new chapter in the NHS at the annual general meeting of NHS North East Essex on Wednesday September 26.
MEMBERS of the public will be able to witness the ‘changing of the guard’ heralding an exciting new chapter in the NHS at the annual general meeting of NHS Mid Essex on Wednesday September 19.
STAFF at walk-in centres and minor injury units across north Essex have been stung into offering advice to the influx of people attending with insect bites.
LOCAL health chiefs are appealing for people to help them ensure health services run efficiently over the August holiday weekend by planning ahead and choosing the correct route for treatment should it be needed.
THE public is invited to learn more about the running of local health services and ask questions by attending the next Board meeting of NHS North Essex which will take place on Tuesday July 31
PARENTS are being urged to make sure their children have received their whooping cough vaccinations following what is believed to be the biggest national outbreak in 20 years which has already claimed five lives.
PATIENTS or their representatives are being reminded of deadlines for requesting an assessment of eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding during the period April 1 2004 – March 31 2012.
An Essex project using community pharmacies to help fight cancer by raising awareness and boosting early detection has won a top award.
People in north, mid and west Essex are being urged to use a free service offering confidential advice and support to NHS patients and their families or carers.
It is business as usual tomorrow in the NHS in north Essex
The figures are revealed in the NHS West Essex Integrated Plan 2012/13 unveiled at the board meeting of NHS North Essex on today (May 29). The plan aims to improve local health and social services over the next three years and improve efficiency so resources can be reinvested back into local health services.
Smoke Free Essex is supporting a campaign – ‘plain packs protect’ - to turn off the tap of new smokers in the County