BUSINESSES and organisations throughout Essex are supporting staff to live healthier and more active lifestyles as part of the Active Essex Foundation’s 30:30 Essex challenge.
MAY I suggest you investigate the difficulty of getting appointments at Lister House Surgery, despite it being a new purpose built building aimed at providing advanced services to Great Parndon residents.
THE dedicated discharge team at The Princess Alexandra Hospital, who help patients get ready to go home, were delighted to receive a generous gift of clothing from Asda.
IT was National Cupcake Day for the Alzheimer’s society this week to raise money, and so they sold cupcakes that were made by the staff and residents. Running alongside that they had their own ‘Ashlyn Cupcake Bake Off’ with cupcakes that were made by the staff and residents here at Ashlyn. This competition was judged […]
DENTAL health professionals encourage daily teeth brushing, but what if you are urgently admitted to hospital and don’t have a toothbrush?
THE Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has been placed among the top six trusts nationwide in a review of radiology reporting standards in NHS organisations.
Free Health and Wellbeing event for Harlow businesses. Full details on poster.
HOMELESSNESS in Harlow has reached its lowest since 2010, with a reduction of 54 per cent between January 2018 and January 2019, according to figures released by Harlow charity, Streets2Homes.
WHAT does it feel like if you have difficulty swallowing food and drink safely and have to be fed through a tube?
A HARLOW-based provider of domiciliary care to elderly people and others who are potentially vulnerable has notched up three years of looking after clients in their own homes.
A YEAR since its official VIP opening, a specialist unit at Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is proud to show off its fantastic, developing sensory garden – and is celebrating by inviting everyone to its first summer fete.
THE Hertfordshire and West Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership has appointed a job-share partnership of senior health and social care leaders to work with the independent Chair, Paul Burstow, to navigate the next steps towards an integrated health and care system for the area’s 1.5 million residents.
A GRATEFUL parent whose baby son stayed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow will be fundraising for the unit when he runs the Edinburgh Marathon next Sunday, 26 May.
A community art project, led by local charity St Clare Hospice, stimulated thoughtful conversations in Harlow’s town centre on Tuesday 14th May, in celebration of national Dying Matters Awareness Week.
HUNDREDS of patients have benefited from taking part in clinical trials at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust. One of those is Valerie Fitzjohn, who joined a clinical research study after suffering with psoriatic arthritis for years. The condition was so bad that by the time she was in her 60s she was unable to get dressed, […]
BOWEL cancers are on the rise among under-50s in the UK, according to studies, prompting calls to lower the screening age reports The Guardian. Research showed incidences of bowel cancers in adults under 50 had increased substantially over the latest available 10-year period, while the levels for other age groups either dropped or remained the […]
The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust is now accepting nominations for their annual Our Amazing People Awards.
THE Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust is now accepting nominations for their annual Our Amazing People Awards.
Dementia Action Week: Come for a walk in Harlow Town Park. Full details on poster.
THE caring and committed nurses and midwives at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust in Harlow are proud followers of the outstanding tradition of nursing through the centuries and on Friday there was an opportunity to celebrate this dedicated profession.
THE HEALTH service covering Harlow has one of the poorest detection rates for ovarian cancer in the country.
HUNDREDS of Harlow residents took part in Race for Life in the centre of the town today (Sunday).
HERE are general details regarding a series of workshops and installations taking place in a special installation in the Harvey Centre next week.
A TOTAL of 263 patients – slightly more than the previous year – were diagnosed with asthma at the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in the year to March, of whom 61 were children.
A HARLOW-based homecare organisation has been rated “Outstanding” after an inspection.