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A year since its official VIP opening, a specialist unit at Harlow's Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is proud to show off its fantastic, developing sensory garden - and is celebrating by inviting everyone to its first summer fete.
Patients now have an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and commitment of the hospital staff and volunteers who make a difference every day.
With a figure of 850,000 people in the UK affected by dementia and the number expected to grow, staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust are constantly seeking to improve the wellbeing of people with dementia. They have introduced music therapy for patients, and during Dementia Action Week the trust's specialist nurses attended a Singing for the brain concert at Chelmsford Cathedral.
The caring and committed nurses and midwives at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust in Harlow are proud followers of the outstanding tradition of nursing through the centuries and on Friday there was an opportunity to celebrate this dedicated profession.
A total of 263 patients - slightly more than the previous year - were diagnosed with asthma at the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in the year to March, of whom 61 were children. Respiratory nurses at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust (PAHT) are keen to help people living with asthma manage the condition, as well as preventing its severity. They are supporting World Asthma Day today (7 May) and holding an information event, with the team visiting areas around the hospital.
Bowel cancer survivors join The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow town to beat bowel cancer
Bowel cancer can be treated successfully, but the key is early and prompt diagnosis. Last week bowel cancer survivors came to the Harvey centre to support the local hospital's fight against this illness. They joined clinical staff and cancer service managers at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust and local residents to highlight a vital aspect of the fight: early diagnosis is crucial - so please get checked out.
What will happen when you are ready to leave hospital? What support is available when you get home? These and other questions face anyone who becomes a patient, whether referred as an inpatient, or, more importantly if admitted urgently from the emergency department.
Calling current or aspiring nurses - an event at The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust on Saturday 27 April (2019) could give you the opportunity you have been waiting for.
A mobile breast screening unit will be in the Dunmow area from Wednesday 15 May and will be seeing patients aged between 50 and 70 who are due for their three yearly screen.