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PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital’s Dr Deb Ghosh is taking on a major running challenge on Saturday June 30th. Doctor Ghosh is running 52 miles for the Liver Charity fund. https://www.justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/pahnhs/fibroscannerappeal His course will include from PAH, Herts Essex in Bishops Stortford as well as St Margaret’s…

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THE number of people waiting for treatment at Princess Alexandra Hospital has also increased since April 2017, though the total is down from the 19,907 in 2016. There were 16,600 people waiting for treatment at the trust at the end of April. The number of…

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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. The board heard that for many patients Warfarin may be a better option than novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) – a new…

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By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Meyler 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…

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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

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By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Meyler 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. Just 64.7 per cent of the 24,552 patients seen…

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SCHOOLS have made over 120,000 referrals for mental health treatment since 2014 In nearly a third of referrals children were declined specialist CAMHS treatment Community and voluntary services such as Childline are a lifeline to rejected children The number of referrals by schools seeking mental…

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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…

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LAST week, we reported that a decision on a new hospital in Harlow may come as early as this summer. Minister for Health Stephen Barclay told the House of Commons that the NHS is working with bosses at Princess Alexandra Hospital to develop a strategy…

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Could you help Harlow hospital’s quest to discover new treatments? Find out at the Harvey Centre – 17 May 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…

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ROBERT Halfon argues nursing degree apprenticeships are the answer to decline in nursing applications Yesterday, during a Commons debate on nursing bursaries, Robert Halfon MP stated that an expansion of nursing degree apprenticeships is the answer to declining applications. Robert Halfon said: “It’s vital that…

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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…

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Harlow surgeon among the best surgical trainers in the UK A SURGEON at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has won acclaim as one of the top trainers for colorectal surgery in the UK. Mr Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah was shortlisted for the prestigious national Silver Scalpel…

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AN ESSEX charity that provides home based parenting support to disadvantaged and vulnerable families has been awarded a £35,000 grant. Home-Start Essex were awarded the grant by the Healthwatch Essex Fund, and over the next three years the grant will help the charity launch a…

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The Pursuit of Happyness 15 May Theatre 2 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. Doors will open at 5.45pm with the screening beginning…