NEW types of anti-coagulant drugs are causing delays in operations for serious leg fractures, the board of directors for Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital heard.
HALF of all GPs and a quarter of nurses are set to retire from practices in mid and south Essex in the next three years – adding further to the workforce pressures of one of the most challenged primary care systems in the country.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon led a debate in the House of Commons which proposed a new hospital for Harlow and the surrounding areas. A twenty minute film from the House of Commons can be found below. https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/41170c74-7746-4828-bb95-bb0ff11356e0 Tweet
THE A&E department at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow remains the worst in the country, with more than a third of patients waiting more than four hours to be treated.
SCHOOLS have made over 120,000 referrals for mental health treatment since 2014
AN ALL-day conference focussing on mental health was held at the Harlow Playhouse on Monday. Jointly hosted by Harlow Council, The Playhouse Trust and HTS Group Ltd, it saw a large number of organisations come together to have a “conversation” about mental health. The event was led by Harlow’s Mental Health Champion, cllr Ian Beckett. […]
LAST week, we reported that a decision on a new hospital in Harlow may come as early as this summer.
CLINICAL research is crucial for discovering better treatments to help future generations of patients, and you can find out how important it is at Harlow’s Harvey Centre next week.
Heart 4 Harlow to host International day at Harlow Museum. Full details on poster.
ROBERT Halfon argues nursing degree apprenticeships are the answer to decline in nursing applications
A FORMER boss of Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) who was facing fraud charges has died suddenly. Phil Morley, was due to make an initial appearance before Hull Magistrates Court next month to face four charges of fraud. Details of Mr Morley’s death have yet to be made public. Mr Morley was in charge of the […]
A SURGEON at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has won acclaim as one of the top trainers for colorectal surgery in the UK.
AN ESSEX charity that provides home based parenting support to disadvantaged and vulnerable families has been awarded a £35,000 grant.
FREE screening of The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith to mark Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by Healthy Minds (West Essex IAPT) and Mind in West Essex.
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.