Learning what it’s like to live with dementia
Dementia is the leading cause of death in the UK and affects an estimated 850,000 people. But what is it like to live with dementia? Thanks to an innovative interactive experience, staff at Mid Essex can find out.
New ED education and leadership roles for consultant Brian Kennedy
Emergency Department consultant Brian Kennedy has been appointed to two new roles to help develop the next generation of leaders in emergency medicine.
Helideck crew lands new members
The helideck team have recruited three new volunteers to boost the vital service.
Patient clothing gets a makeover
Thanks to a partnership between the hospital, Chelmsford CVS and Essex County Council, £3,000 has been spent on increasing and improving our clothing stock.
Nurse Julie Godfrey wins national BJN award
Julie Godfrey triumphed at the British Journal of Nursing Awards as she was crowned Vascular Access Nurse of the Year.
New sustainable coffee cups launched
Sustainability have teamed up with Fontanella and Costa to launch reusable coffee cups that will save staff money and help the environment.
Surgeon Kallirroi Tzafetta on pioneering work for patients with facial paralysis
This week is Facial Palsy Awareness Week. It’s a condition that affects two to three people in 10,000 annually and the St Andrew’s Centre at Broomfield Hospital is one of only five places in the country to offer specialist treatment.
Red Bag relaunch
The Red Bag scheme for care home residents has been relaunched.
The bags contain the residents’ personal items and medical information to ease their journey through the hospital system and aid their discharge.