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The future’s bright: Sustainability secure £1.3m for new lighting
Gloomy wards and dull corridors at Broomfield will soon be a thing of the past after Sustainability landed a £1.3m grant from NHS Improvement to upgrade lighting.
Good care provided at Mid Essex Hospitals
The Care Quality Commission has today rated Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust as Requires Improvement, while rating the care provided as Good.
Theatres set International Standard
Theatres have remained one of only three hospitals in the UK to meet an international standard for quality management systems after a rigorous inspection.
New Ward Chaplains Commissioned
Two new ward chaplains have been commissioned at a service in the Faith Centre conducted by the Revd. Canon Jenny Tomlinson, chair of the Essex and East London healthcare chaplains group.
Rating Boost for Infection Prevention
The hospital’s new infection prevention and control team have made an immediate impact as NHS Improvement’s latest infection prevention control review gave Broomfield a green rating.
Sister Jean celebrates twenty years at Broomfield
Trust chaplain Sister Jean Searson has been presented with a silver framed certificate, flowers and cards to mark two decades of service at the hospital.
Warner Library Gets Top Marks
The Warner Library is celebrating 100% in the Library Quality Assurance Framework – Health Education England’s quality assessment.
Grateful Gary and Karla gift £1,200 to GICU
Former patient Gary Winter and his wife Karla returned to Broomfield to make a donation the hospital’s General Intensive Care Unit (GICU) to say thank you for his life-saving treatment.
Antimicrobial stewards prescribing change at Broomfield
Antimicrobial stewards at Broomfield Hospital are behind an innovative scheme, believed to be the first in the UK, to ensure antibiotics are prescribed more intelligently.
‘They told my family they didn’t think I was going to make it through the night’
Midwife and mother-of-four Catherine Lawes tell us how the team at Broomfield Hospital helped her fight back from heart failure and strokes to resume her career.
New Chair for Mid Essex Hospitals
A new Chair has been appointed for Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust.
Alan Tobias OBE will join the trust from 1 February. Alan is already the Chair at Southend Hospital, and will hold the role across both trusts.
Maternity Go Live on Good Morning Britain
ITV’s popular breakfast show Good Morning Britain broadcast live from Maternity on New Year’s Eve as the last babies of 2018 were delivered at Broomfield.