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Proposed new centres in Thurrock would bring services from Orsett Hospital closer to where people live

  The basic premise of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership consultation on proposals for hospital service changes in mid and south Essex, is to improve care by providing it in the best place and designed around you. It's also about being sustainable for the future. The consultation contains proposals to transfer services from Orsett Hospital to purpose [...]

By |2020-11-18T11:18:34+00:00January 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Beyond boundaries – transferring patients to the care they need By Dr Ronan Fenton

The way we care for people in hospital has changed enormously in the 31 years I have been a doctor. As techniques and indeed technology have improved we have been able to develop much more specialist care, where complex and severe conditions are treated by those at the very top of their skill. As a [...]

By |2020-11-18T11:18:34+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Beyond boundaries – transferring patients to the care they need By Dr Ronan Fenton

Dr Caroline Dollery on STP consultation

Having been a practising GP in Essex for more than twenty years and part of the NHS for far longer, I’ve seen (and experienced) first-hand the way health and care services evolve and change. Change is hard. We do the same things all of the time, sometimes regardless of whether or not that is good [...]

By |2020-11-18T11:18:34+00:00December 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments