XII I II III IIII V VI VII VIII IX X XI

Health

Responsive image

Terrence Higgins Trust, working as part of Essex Sexual Health Service are offering a Free HIV Awareness training Session ‘HIV Today’. The session is aimed to update professionals and those working with marginalised groups about ‘where we are today’ with HIV. The session is aimed…

Responsive image
Responsive image

Robert Halfon MP Takes Hospital Car Parking Charges Protest To Theresa May’s Doorstep A petition calling for an immediate end to charges at all NHS hospitals was hand delivered to Number 10 Downing Street this morning by Harlow MP, Robert Halfon, Howard Cox, Founder of…

Responsive image

Princess Alexandra Hospital biomedical scientist who nearly died from sepsis designs innovative hospital kit to save lives “I nearly lost my life with my first episode of sepsis since it took me too long before seeking help.” Eva Nkansah describes the shock of her sepsis…

Responsive image

Greater Anglia to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 Greater Anglia staff have helped to save more than 30 lives so far this year. Figures show that from 1 January to 31 August Greater Anglia staff have staged 32 interventions where they have helped vulnerable…

Responsive image

A new hospital in Harlow is one seven schemes that will be given the go ahead by the Government, Essex County councillors have been told. An area in Harlow close to the M11 and another where thousands of homes are being developed have been revealed…

Responsive image

A HARLOW woman has gone onto her daughter’s youtube channel to tell viewers about her successful liver transplant. Caroline Saggers runs a channel called ItsnotCaroline. Many of her films concentrate on the lighter side of life but on this occasion, Caroline brought her mother Nina…

Responsive image

Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust steps up fight against
whooping cough MORE than 100 new mums-to-be have already benefited from a new one-stop clinic set up in Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust to protect against the dangers of whooping cough. Recently, the antenatal unit celebrated the 100th…

Responsive image

HARLOW has been placed second from bottom in a table ranking the number of organ donors. The London borough of Barking and Dagenham has the UK’s lowest figure, with only 16.0 per cent registered, closely followed by Harlow with 16.2 per cent. The county-wide authorities…

Responsive image
Responsive image

TEENAGERS from the age of 16 across Essex are able to get free condoms following the launch of an innovative new app. The C-Card App which is hoped to revolutionise access to condoms for young people in Essex, allows 16 to 24-year-olds quick, discreet, free…

Responsive image

Know your alcohol limits and Don’t Bottle It Up WITH the recent unprecedented levels of hot weather, Essex County Council’s (ECC) Public Health team is encouraging residents to have fun in the sun but know their limits when it comes to alcohol. The team is…

Responsive image

West Essex CCG Marketplace Health Event! Good news for our readers, especially those who are living with health conditions. Do you have an illness that is getting you down and affecting your life? Or maybe you are worried about someone in your family? Or a friend? …

Responsive image

Uptake for bowel cancer screening in south Essex is the worst in the East of England, new figures has shown. Just 57 per cent of people under the care of Basildon and Brentwood CCG are taking advantage of a free bowel cancer screening test that…

Responsive image

Worry Monster eats young patients’ troubles away THE allergy team at Evelina London is using a fluffy toy known as a ‘Worry Monster’ to help children with severe allergies to manage anxieties they have about their condition. When children visit the hospital’s allergy psychology clinic…

Responsive image

A HARLOW organisation dedicated to helping people recover from alcoholism has opened its new recovery suite. West Essex Alcohol and Drug Advisory Group (ADAS) has been running for over thirty years. Through funding from Public Heath England (PHE), the new facilities will help ADAS greatly.…