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January 2020

Maternity team
Excellent feedback for Mid Essex maternity services

Maternity have been praised by mothers in the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) National Maternity Survey.

Out to Africa team in Zambia
Out to Africa's Sarah Smailes and Niall Martin hail progress of Zambian burns treatment - part one

Consultants are 'stunned' and 'blown away' by advances made in the last four years.

Dementia volunteer training
Specialist dementia training for new Trust volunteers

Trust volunteers are being trained to help improve the hospital experience for patients with dementia by doing meaningful activities and acting as mealtime companions.

Radiology and Mortuary win award

Mid Essex's mortuary and radiology teams receive award

The mortuary and radiology teams have been presented with a joint award for their ‘gold standard’ work during the Grays lorry tragedy last year.

Recipes of Life book
Burns club book helps children overcome trauma

Children with burn injuries have helped create a new book, Recipes of Life, to support young people who have been through trauma.

Cardiac Rehab team
National recognition for Cardiac Rehabilitation

The cardiac rehabilitation team have been awarded the highest national accreditation by the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Out to Africa burns team
Burns and Plastics team head to Zambia on latest Out to Africa trip

A five-strong team are heading to Zambia to run workshops for staff at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka.

Jeff Lloyd - Notley ward
Pressure sore prevention success for Notley ward

The results of a three-month trial of a preventative treatment for pressure sores on Notley ward have been hailed as ‘amazing’ by project lead Jeff Lloyd.