Chaplain Tim Blake explains how his team have been supporting staff, patients and patients’ families during COVID Chaplains Tim Blake, Sue Malam and Meymans Sala are a vital link between families and patients, and the challenges of COVID have also seen them take on a more prominent role supporting the workforce at Broomfield.
Post-treatment cancer patients in mid and south Essex are to gain more control over their on-going care and support, thanks to a new remote digital monitoring platform.
As a former officer with the Metropolitan Police, Alan Mitchell was perhaps used to feeling scared. But he was never more scared than when coronavirus left him on a hospital ventilator, fighting for his life.
Twenty-four newly-qualified junior doctors have responded to the challenge of COVID-19 by starting their roles at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust several months early.
A Brentwood company has stepped up to support its local hospitals. Anne and Jim Bender’s company, Bender International, have supplied denim fashion to big retailers such as Next for many years but realised they could help out the NHS with personal protective equipment (PPE).
The department’s 1400 staff have been described as the Trust’s ‘unsung heroes’ by chief executive Clare Panniker on World Facilities Management day.
New digital platform helps key workers access COVID-19 testing
Key workers in mid and south Essex are using a digital system to book COVID-19 tests thanks to a collaboration between the Trust, the Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership, and Shift Partner – an app created by consultant Dilshan Arawwawala.
Midwives go the extra mile for families during coronavirus restrictions
MSE midwives have received glowing feedback from families.
A day to celebrate the midwives across our hospitals
Each year the International Confederations of Midwives comes up with a campaign theme to motivate its members and partners to raise awareness about the status of midwives and the essential care they provide to mothers and their newborns.
NHS Still Here For You, No Matter What
Health leaders across mid and south Essex are reminding patients that GP services, pharmacies, NHS 111, out-of-hours services and emergency departments are all still available to patients.
Husband and wife who survived COVID-19 thank “phenomenal” staff
Nigel and Wendy Cole have paid tribute to Broomfield staff after both recovered from COVID-19 after treatment in intensive care.
St Andrew's nurses run to raise money for frontline colleagues Nurses Geminie Ellis and Anna Bayley are running 400km in four weeks to raise money for staff working on COVID wards.