PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital in Harlow is saying Yes to a challenge set by the NHS in its anniversary year – to get patients out of pyjamas and active as an aid to recovery.
TV celebrity Emma Willis has been working in the Maternity Department at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH). The presenter of The Voice will work a tough 13-hour shift pattern four times a week in the PAH hospital for documentary series Emma Willis: Delivering Babies. ‘I’ve always wanted to deliver babies and to work in a hospital,’ […]
Nursing jobs at The Princess Alexandra Hospital – find out more on Wednesday 18 April and Saturday 21 April CALLING current or aspiring nurses! The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust, the main acute hospital for West Essex and East Hertfordshire, would like you to join us for two careers events next week – and you could […]
Join Princess Alexandra Hospital in walk to beat bowel cancer With the spotlight nationally on bowel cancer this month as the fourth most common cancer in the UK today, people in Harlow are being urged to join Princess Alexandra Hospital in beating bowel cancer together. Having achieved a top rating for reduced waiting times for […]
YOUNGSTERS know that the Paw Patrol are good at protecting the community; and when the kids’ favourites, plus special Disney VIP, Minnie Mouse, visited the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, they were keen to spread the message about protecting teeth and gums when you’re young.
NATIONAL research data suggests that over £1 million a year is being spent on medicines prescribed to patients across Epping, Harlow and Uttlesford which are not used.
With the four-day Easter bank holiday fast approaching, local doctors are urging patients to check they have enough medicines to see them through the holiday period.
THE FIGHT to save Osler House continues. On Thursday, YH went down to Prentice Place to speak to lcoal resident, Jane Chivrall. Jane and other residents have been to a number of meetings as they continue to look for answers and solutions.
“I found it quite sad when I realised that people were in hospital, dying alone, and I was clocking off at 5 o clock. I thought, I’ve got a couple of hours and I’d love to sit with someone who needs company, and I’ve found it really rewarding. It truly makes a difference to patients and their families.” said Lynn Marriott, a board and committee secretary at Princess Alexandra Hospital who has recently become a Butterfly Volunteer.
THE family of an 88-year-old dementia patient who spent some of his last days at Princess Alexandra Hospital say the quality of care he received was “perfect”.
THE chief executive of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow says a new hospital is needed for the town to keep up with its housing and population growth.
PATIENTS, volunteers and staff from the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust are today celebrating not only the results of the latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), but also the announcement that the Trust is out of ‘special measures’ within the space of less than 18 months.
Staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital report improvements at Trust The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is pleased to share our latest annual staff survey results, which reflect a number of notable improvements over the past year. They are now in the top 20% best performing Trusts in the country for: • The quality of staff […]
A NUMBER of GP surgeries in Harlow have asked for patience as over 3,000 patients from Osler House scramble to find a new doctors. On Saturday, The Hamilton and Ross Practice in Bush Fair had an information stall in the Ross surgery. Osler House patients could pick up application forms and there was also a […]
HARLOW residents are invited to attend a cancer conference, led by the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust’s Patient Panel and West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (WECCG).
PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital has been ranked the best in the country for its ability to respond to requests for cancer treatment.
UP to 55,000 smear samples might need to be re-tested after a number of women were wrongly given the all-clear, it has emerged reports the BBC. As first revealed by GP magazine Pulse, 17 women in Essex were wrongly told their results were normal. They had been tested at a lab run jointly by Southend, […]
Harlow hospital’s revamp promises improved services Patients from across Essex and Hertfordshire will enjoy transformed access to services at Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital following a major upgrade. As regeneration work at the hospital enters final stages, patients and visitors will see work to replace the main entrance taking place over the next few weeks. The […]
IN Britain, somebody will have a stroke every five minutes. A stroke is the biggest single cause of long term disability and the third most common cause of death in the UK.
NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Board Meeting in Public NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting members of the public to its next Board meeting which takes place on Thursday 25th January, 2018 from 9:30am. The Board will meet in Zinc Arts, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD. It will […]
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to seek a commitment from the government on Princess Alexandra Hospital.
HOSPITALS in England are being told to delay pre-planned operations and routine outpatient appointments until 31 January due to winter pressures reports the BBC.
Blogspot by Harlow Councillor Ian Beckett Chair of Health Committee New Years Resolution – Make mine a large one! “He’ll never do it”. That’s what some will say, if not to my face, then behind my back. It doesn’t matter. They’re wrong. From midnight tonight, I’m going teetotal for the whole of 2018. I’m not […]
‘No one goes to hospital out of choice; they go because they must…This is why I have introduced a Bill to ban charging for parking at NHS hospitals for patients, staff and visitors.’
Gifts bring cheer for unwell children at Princess Alexandra Hospital Santa and many other well-wishers brought welcome cheer to unwell children who were inpatients at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow over the Christmas period. Staff and friends from Stansted Airport brought teddies for newborns in the neonatal unit whilst players from Tottenham Hotspur Football […]