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The Trust provides local elective and emergency services to 380,000 people living in and around the districts of Chelmsford, Maldon and Braintree (including Witham).

The Trust also provides a county-wide plastics, head and neck and upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgical centre to a population of 3.4 million and a world renowned supra regional burns service at the St Andrew's Centre, that serves a population of 9.8 million. The Trust employs nearly 4,000 staff.

Main Switchboard: 01245 362000

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NHS 70

Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service turned 70 on 5 July 2018. It’s the perfect opportunity to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff – the everyday heroes – who are there to guide, support and care for us, day in, day out.