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By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Myler 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”. Fred Stokes, 88, was living in a care home in North Weald…

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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. Lance McCarthy, the trust’s chief executive is set to meet NHS officials in May for formal permission to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Patient Panel cancer conference: what matters to you? 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). Following the national Be Clear on Cancer campaign, residents in Essex and…

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PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital (PAH) has been ranked the best in the country for its ability to respond to requests for cancer treatment. In figures released today (Feb 8th) cancer treatment for 96.7% of patients begins in less than 62 days. The average is 84.2%. PAH…

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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…

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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…

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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. Following a stroke many survivors and their carers experience feelings of depression and…

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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…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to seek a commitment from the government on Princess Alexandra Hospital. Mr Halfon said: “My hon. Friend will be aware that Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital has among the highest rates of A&E…

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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. The advice comes as Milton Keynes University Hospital is telling people only to attend for emergency treatment. Two ambulance trusts in…

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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,…

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By Adam Spartley ‘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.’ wrote Robert Halfon in an article for the Daily…

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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…