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 […]
EVERY doctor’s surgery in Harlow will be closed today (Wednesday) despite the fact that the Accident and Emergency Department at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) has never been busier. On Monday, PAH reported that the A and E had its busiest day ever, treating 385 patients in just one day. Today, every single surgery in Harlow […]
PASSMORES Academy celebrated “Restart a Heart Day” recently, which was run by the British Red Cross. In the UK, the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest are just 1 in 10 – while in some parts of Norway, where children are taught CPR in schools, it’s as high as 1 in 4.
Princess Alexandra Hospital’s A and E has its busiest day ever as possible winter health crisis looms
THE ACCIDENT and Emergency Department at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Harlow experienced its busiest ever day according to its boss.
THIS week (12 – 16 November) is anti-bullying week across the UK, and the NSPCC is sending out information from our Childline database about the issue of bullying among young people. Katy Cole, NSPCC Schools Service Coordinator in the East of England, said: “Every year thousands of young people receive counselling from us having suffered […]
By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Meyler ESSEX County County has moved to calm fears for elderly people who use Allied Healthcare after the health watchdog said it had serious doubts about its future. The county council says it has contigencies in place if Allied Healthcare stops operating in the wake of a warning from the […]
DIABETES prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to figures from NHS Digital.
LISTER House surgery in Staple Tye was opened a few weeks ago. At the official opening, Harlow Health Centre Boss, Derek Fenny told the assembled dignitaries that there has been “no major problems” at the new £7.5 million surgery.
A NEW partnership was signed today by Anglia Ruskin University and Public Health England to carry out public health research and to develop the health agency’s workforce at its new £450 million campus in Essex.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon opened the new £7.5 million Lister House surgery.
HARLOW’S Princess Alexandra Hospital will be taking pride of place in a heartening documentary starring Emma Willis and featuring its busy maternity unit. The first of the six-part series, from Firecracker Films, called Emma Willis: Delivering Babies will air on the W channel this Monday, 22 October, at 10pm.
Baby loss counselling service launches in Harlow A much-needed support service for parents who have experienced the loss of a baby, has come to the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust (PAHT) in Harlow. Petals, the baby loss counselling charity, is opening a new branch of its service at the hospital today. After seeing the devastating psychological […]
HARLOW’S largest health centre is set to open the doors to its new and expanded surgery following a £7.5million re-development with support from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. The new Lister House Health Centre, located on Abercrombie Way, has more than tripled its capacity and was designed by CAMM Architects. The state-of-the-art centre will offer dental, […]
YOUNG people are turning their backs on alcohol, a new study has suggested.
How to Deal With Mental Health Discrimination at Work The 10th October 2018 is World Mental Health Day which is designed to educate, raise awareness and remove the stigma of mental health. Mental health issues affect millions of people across the country and impact businesses and employees alike. Five million working days were lost due to work-related […]