Welcome to the News Centre. In this section you can find all of our press releases which are uploaded on the same day they are sent out to the press. You can also download copies of Stepping up – the Trust's newsletter for patients and staff.

If you have a press enquiry please contact the Communications Office.

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm please call 01268 524900 ext 2993 / 2994 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Out-of-hours, for urgent press enquiries please contact the switchboard on 01268 524900 and ask for the Press Officer on-call.

Click here to see our latest press releases.

Click here to download copies of Stepping up.

Useful links

NHS ChoicesVisit our section on NHS Choices


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Contact us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
    Switchboard: 01268 524900

  • The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex SS16 5NL
    Switchboard: 01268 524900

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