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Princess Alexandra Hospital has officially opened a newly built ward, which has created more bed space to meet the growing needs of patients in Harlow Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow took an innovative approach to space creation: it needed more room, so it built upwards - and the result is the brand new, modern unit, 25 feet above the ground, built in just three months!
A children's choir was so popular when they sang at their local hospital last year that they were back by popular demand this year.
Staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust are celebrating being the winners of a national award that recognises energy, leadership and vision in healthcare; the trust has been crowned Fab Change Champion Organisation - for the second year in succession!
As temperatures dip and the risk of winter illness rises, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) in Harlow is stepping up its flu campaign and urging Harlow residents to get ready for winter. Every year, the trust vaccinates staff as the best means of preventing the spread of flu within its hospitals. But this year it is also offering the vaccine to eligible patients coming for appointments at its hospitals - for the first time, people aged under 65 attending outpatient departments, who are in the risk groups, can get their free jab on the spot.
Parents came together on social media recently to share stories of premature births on World Prematurity Day, and there were many stories from grateful mums and dads for the care they had received at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow.
Older patients and residents were at the heart of celebrations at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust recently when the Lord Lieutenant of Essex was a guest of honour to mark Older People's Day.
The cold weather heightens risks of illness, but for some people winter poses more dangers than most. People with respiratory diseases can be more prone to complications from flu and other winter ailments - but now clinicians at Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, have an app specifically for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - a major respiratory illness.
Specially trained health workers, Agents for Nutrition and Tissue Viability (ANTs) have helped to change a key aspect of hospital care, which has put the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust among top trusts for reducing pressure ulcers (bed sores) for patients staying at the hospital.
Harlow's Princess Alexandra Hospital will be taking pride of place in a heartening documentary starring Emma Willis and featuring its busy maternity unit. The first of the six-part series, from Firecracker Films, called Emma Willis: Delivering Babies will air on the W channel this Monday, 22 October, at 10pm.
A much-needed support service for parents who have experienced the loss of a baby, has come to the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust (PAHT) in Harlow. Petals, the baby loss counselling charity, is opening a new branch of its service at the hospital today.