PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital has missed its Accident and Emergency target.
THE Public Health team at Essex County Council is today urging those at highest risk of flu to get vaccinated ahead of the winter period, when the virus is most common.
A SERVICE developed at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust in Harlow to enable patients to be treated at home has won widespread praise from users – and is now in the running for a prestigious national award for excellence in healthcare provision.
WORLD Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental.
FIFTY young people had an insight into work in a busy hospital, with some hands-on activity, advice and information from clinicians and other staff.
THE aim of this course is for learners to have an opportunity to explore what mental health wellbeing and recovery means to them.
The Wellbeing Centre – Play pool and chat Join us for a game of pool and chat designed to support those recovering from mental health problems and substance abuse. A great opportunity to make new friends over a game of pool. Meet like-minded people, build confidence and make positive changes to improve your quality of […]
SUNDAY marks the start of Stoptober – the month when people are helped to give up smoking. Tying in with this, Princess Alexandra Hospital will be going smoke-free
THE Harlow and District Health Care Forum will be holding a medicines information event, in partnership with West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, on Monday 2 October 2017 at the Harlow Study Centre, Netteswellbury Farm, Harlow, CM18 6BW. The ‘Get Wise about your Medicines’ event will provide an opportunity for people to discuss their use of […]
NEARLY three years ago, the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) issued a press release telling residents that the Fracture Clinic was temporarily moving from Harlow to Bishops Stortford.
WEST Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (WECCG) will hold its annual general meeting (AGM), following its public Board meeting, on Thursday 28 September 2017 in the Conference Room, Harlow Health Resource Centre, Harlow Leisurezone, Harlow
My Care Record allows clinicians at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow to view a patient’s medical history over a secure network. Initially the system was piloted in A&E but has now been rolled-out across the whole hospital.
SUNDAY September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.
THE region’s ambulance service is continuing its bid to rid the stigma of mental health.
STILL time to influence policy on IVF and Specialist Fertility Services and the prescribing of over-the-counter medicines There is still time to influence the policy on IVF and Specialist Fertility Services and the routine prescribing of ‘over-the-counter’ medicines in west Essex. West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (WECCG) is asking people for their views on proposals […]
PATIENTS and visitors to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow are being made aware that planned improvement work is starting this week which will affect some outpatient areas over the next three months.
Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announce public consultation on proposal for service changes People in west Essex are being asked for their views on a proposal designed to make best use of the money available to the local NHS, while helping as many people as possible to live healthier, longer lives and avoid preventable illnesses. This […]
THE team behind the NELFT My Mind app has been shortlisted for the Nursing Times Awards 2017. The prestigious awards will be presented at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday November 2.
HARLOW Council has thrown its support behind aspirations to make Princess Alexandra Hospital a smoke free site.
THE opening of the Rotary Park took place at Princess Alexandra Hospital last Friday.
THE first turf has been ceremoniously turned at the new health hub site at Lister House.
ONE in six Essex residents are known to be living with mental illness* and one in four will experience a mental health problem each year. This is a challenge that local authorities and the NHS across Greater Essex are determined to tackle together.
THE smoke free team at PAH are asking for your views on becoming smoke free across the site. Although the initiative was introduced a few years ago, with full board backing and support from staff, the team hope to bring this into force by the Autumn.
HARLOW Health Centres Trust held its Annual General Meeting, in the Health Resource Centre at the Leisurezone, on Friday 9th June.