JANUARY doesn’t start in January. It actually starts in February. How can January possibly start in January when you still have half of Christmas laying around?
MENTAL Health is a growing concern for all people and there is very little provision for young people who are often left to struggle and feel isolated.
FOLLOWING an encouraging visit from the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow on Friday 1st February, Harlow MP, Robert Halfon has secured his fourth debate in the House of Commons on the need for a new hospital in the town.
HALF of UK adults cannot identify any key risk factors for dementia, according to a study by Alzheimer’s Research UK reports the BBC.
Rainbow Services offer Drop In Sessions for Girls. Full details on poster.
Princess Alexandra Hospital opens new specialist ward Princess Alexandra Hospital has officially opened a newly built ward, which has created more bed space to meet the growing needs of patients in Harlow Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow took an innovative approach to space creation: it needed more room, so it built upwards – and the […]
FRIDAY January 18 is the fourth annual Essex Dementia Day, a day where organisations showcase work they are doing to support those living with dementia and offer information, advice and support to individuals, their family and friends and anyone interested in learning more about how they can help.
VISITORS from St Louis University medical department visited Princess Alexandra Hospital. They had picked quite a day for it as it was the busiest day since Christmas.
THE PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital has announced that it is currently extremely busy.
IF you or a family member rely on essential medication to stay well, don’t put your health at risk, think ahead and get your request for important repeat medication into your GP or pharmacy in good time.
Primary school children return to cheer elderly patients at Christmas A children’s choir was so popular when they sang at their local hospital last year that they were back by popular demand this year. Pupils from Katharines Primary School brought Christmas cheer to elderly patients at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAHT) in Harlow, when they came […]
FUNDING for public health services like sexual health clinics and mother and baby support has been cut by £85m in an announcement “sneaked out” by ministers on the last day of the parliamentary term reports the Huffington Post.
NEW winter target figures for Princess Alexandra Hospital reveal that pressures on the Harlow hospital are as intensive as ever.
WARM up your vocal cords, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is bringing festive spirit to the centre of Harlow.
STAFF at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust are celebrating being the winners of a national award that recognises energy, leadership and vision in healthcare; the trust has been crowned Fab Change Champion Organisation – for the second year in succession!
TODAY, Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has been awarded £9.5 million of Government investment to provide additional beds for patients.
NEW funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) awarded to health and care organisations across Hertfordshire and west Essex will pave the way for a ground-breaking community based approach to detect high blood pressure.
A NUMBER OF Harlow’s health bosses will be making presentations to the council on Tuesday night.
LOOKING for a way to give something back this festive season? This December, the British Heart Foundation is launching Project Elf, its latest volunteering campaign encouraging the public to ‘lend an elfing hand’ over the Christmas period.
THE cold weather heightens risks of illness, but for some people winter poses more dangers than most. People with respiratory diseases can be more prone to complications from flu
Getting to the point of the flu jab – hospital says stay well this winter As temperatures dip and the risk of winter illness rises, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) in Harlow is stepping up its flu campaign and urging Harlow residents to get ready for winter. Every year, the trust vaccinates staff […]
OLDER patients and residents were at the heart of celebrations at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust recently when the Lord Lieutenant of Essex was a guest of honour to mark Older People’s Day.
ST CLARES Hospice has released a new, free resource to help adults to talk to their children about death and dying
SPECIALLY trained health workers, Agents for Nutrition and Tissue Viability (ANTs) have helped to change a key aspect of hospital care, which has put the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust among top trusts for reducing pressure ulcers (bed sores) for patients staying at the hospital. For any patient in hospital, bed sores are a major […]