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John Henry and Phil Robson assess the new lights on Bardfield

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.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

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 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 - Revd. Canon Jenny Tomlinson, Peter Watchorn, Anne Dunn, Dan Spooner

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

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

Warner Library Gets Top Marks

The Warner Library is celebrating 100% in the Library Quality Assurance Framework – Health Education England’s quality assessment.

Toby Stock and Lauren Shillito - antimicrobial stewards

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. 

Catherine Lawes

‘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.

Alan Tobias OBE - Chairman, MEHT

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.

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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.