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Simon finisher website

Having battled with freezing temperatures and torrential rain during months of training, Simon Hicks, a nurse at Basildon University Hospital, heroically completed the hottest-on-record London marathon on 22 April.

Patient Norman Blackbourn, with Katie Rudd rehab assistant and Tim Lee occupational therapy team lead

A new frailty assessment unit has opened its doors to patients at Basildon University Hospital.

Pic: L to R: Vincent Wenning, Raj Murugesan, Carmel Georgiev, Sarah Batin and Lieke Blonk

Critical care unit nurses at Basildon University Hospital have been passing on their knowledge and expertise to two Dutch nursing students.

SSP team website

This month, Bowel Cancer UK is raising awareness of bowel cancer screening to improve early diagnosis of the disease. Basildon University Hospital is the accredited centre in south Essex for the national screening programme and the hospital’s specialist screening practitioners (SSP) are taking the message to the community that taking the test for bowel cancer can save lives.

Simon Hicks Website

Training for a first marathon is a huge challenge at the best of times, and the thick snow, freezing temperatures and heavy downpours of recent weeks could be enough to put off some novices.

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