SHE IS the next big thing in broadcasting and she doesn’t pull any punches. Cutting to the chase and getting answers to the questions that people daren’t ask, she commands respect not because of her years or experience, but through her sheer force of will. She is Healthwatch Harriet and she isn’t taking no for an answer.
THE resuscitation room at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has benefited from a refurbishment after fundraising by the Emergency Department and ITU.
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Cllr Ian Beckett and Gareth Clement reprised their successful partnership after raising a similar amount in 2015. With only a few hours left to go on 31st January this year they had raised a total of £1,013.75 including Gift Aid.
PRESSURES within Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow continue to be high. A spokesperson for PAH said: “The Trust is currently operating at Operational Pressure Escalation Level 3.
THE PRESSURES on Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) are still quite intense but have slightly eased today.
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PRINCESS Alexandra hospital did not have a single bed free in any general or acute care ward for 27 days in December, shocking official figures reveal.
PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Harlow has made an appeal to residents as pressures continue to mount on it’s services.
PERFORMING arts students from Hertford Regional College produced their very own puppet show with children on Dolphin Ward at Princess Alexandra Hospital on Friday 9 December.
HEALTHWATCH Essex Mental Health Ambassador John Wills has been shortlisted for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Directory of Social Change.
CHILDREN from the Dolphin Ward at Princess Alexandra Hospital were bale to enjoy a Dine with Santa event recently
HEALTHWATCH Essex has published their most significant report to date following an innovative research study that looked at hospital discharge processes first hand, involving almost 200 hours of observation and over 200 interviews with patients, staff, and family carers.
A NEW digital tool to help people find local health services and advice has been launched in Harlow. As part of the Evening and Weekend GP service, the Health help Now web site
THE Charity Fund at Princess Alexandra Hospital has received a fantastic donation of £20,000 for the Williams Day Unit. The Unit delivers treatment to oncology and haematology patients which is often ongoing and needs the insertion of a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter.
A HARLOW woman is set to hold a Sunday Singalong in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Hannah Hood, 30, is fundraising for her nan, Beatrice Hood, 85, who has Alzheimer’s.
DEBBIE Bodhanya, CEO of Stellar Healthcare has won the prestigious Health Education England leadership award in the category of Leading Systems Transformation.
WANT to feel good and do some good this January? After all the over-indulgence of the festive season, why not take part in St Clare Hospice’s JanuDry challenge and turn those pints into pounds for your local Hospice!
HEALTHWATCH Essex is looking for people to take part in focus groups as part of the latest research study being conducted into how people who sometimes experience sadness, stress or anxiety take care of their mental health.
A team of exceptional nurses is celebrating a move into a special dedicated unit for patients with minor injuries at Princess Alexandra Hospital, and the great news is: patients are already giving this the thumbs up.
AS winter approaches, we all need to be prepared for the health challenges the cold weather brings, but for some people winter poses more risks than most.
SHORTAGES of staff across disciplines coupled with increased capacity meant that services did not always protect patients from avoidable harm, impacted upon seven day provision of services and meant that patients were not always treated in wards that specialised in the care of health issues.
LEG ulcers are a long-term condition which can cause unnecessary suffering and a loss of quality of life for patients. NHS West Essex CCG is pleased to be launching this excellent new service.
MONDAY 10th October is World Mental Health Day and Harlow Council’s Mental Health Champion Cllr Ian Beckett says it’s time that we saw the day as a day of celebration.
LIKE most girls her age, former Harlow girl Kaleigh enjoys being a princess, attending dance lessons, singing, swimming and playing with her friends. But more importantly being the loving daughter to us and the caring big sister to her 4 year old brother Carson.
THIS October, we are urging Essex smokers to sign up to Stoptober, a Public Health England campaign encouraging people to stop smoking for 28 days, offering support and encouragement every step of the way.