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February

Staff at Basildon's Frailty Ambulatory Unit

MSB Frailty team selected for national conference 

The MSB STP Frailty team have been invited to present at a prestigious national frailty conference. After taking part in the Acute Frailty Network 2017/18 cohort programme, the group will talk at ‘New Frontiers in Frailty’ in central London in June.


WJC Birthing Unit new parents and staff

Bumper start to the year for WJC Birthing Unit

The WJC Birthing Unit in Braintree has enjoyed a bumper start to 2019 with an increasing number of women choosing to give birth at the midwife-led unit.


Members of the Anticoagulation team with patient Michelle

No vein, big gain for Anticoagulation 

Anticoagulation have introduced finger-prick blood tests in an initiative that has been welcomed by patients.


Tom Gudde with the new 3D Einstein system

Surgery gets smarter with new Einstein 3D camera

Theatres have introduced a new 3D laparoscopic camera system that will make surgery more accurate and improve recovery times for patients.


Olly Murs and Ceri Adams surprise visit

Olly Murs' surprise Valentine's day visit

Pop star and judge of The Voice Olly Murs dropped into Broomfield Hospital to surprise one of our nurses, Ceri Adams, on Valentine’s Day. 


Dr Matthew Sweeting

Dr Matthew Sweeting on the future of frailty care 

With UK life expectancy currently 79.2 years for males and 82.9 years for females, treatment of the frail and elderly is one of the NHS’s top priorities.


Attendees at the first MSB educational symposium

First msb symposium highlights the way to joint working

Colorectal teams from our three hospitals came together recently to share their learning and discuss how to provide better care for patients.


Nicola Miller

Heroic Nurse Nicola Prevents River Chelmer Jump

Nurse Nicola Miller has been praised by police after stopping a distressed man from throwing himself in the River Chelmer.


David Jackson

Recycling Scheme Saves Trust £70,000

Recycling furniture has saved MEHT over £70,000 in just eighteen months.


Alan Tobias OBE - Chairman, MEHT

Mid Essex welcomes new Chairman, Alan Tobias

Our new Chair is no stranger to MEHT. In fact, he’s almost part of the foundations.

Alan Tobias spent seven months here as interim Chair after being brought in to deal with the financial issues of the PFI, as we started to build the new hospital. The photos still exist of him in a digger turning the first sod.