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Usborne rep Jo Judge shows the books to four-year-old patient Donny Styles and Chantel Taylor, senior play specialist at Basildon Hospital

Poorly children gave a big thumbs up after a huge selection of new books were kindly donated to Basildon University Hospital.

Rosi VanDam holding sensory boxes

New sensory boxes have been launched at Basildon University Hospital to help reduce anxiety for patients with a learning disability when they visit the hospital for treatment.

Cancer survivors day website

A group of people who have been successfully treated for different types of cancer at Basildon Hospital will offer support, advice and encouragement to patients and visitors at a cancer survivors’ day. The event will be held in the Macmillan information area in the main outpatient department of the hospital, on Thursday 16 June, from 9.30am to 2.30pm.

League of Friends representatives with staff and patients in the day room on Osler Ward which has been refurbished as a 1950s pub to enhance the care of patients living with dementia.

Almost 75,000 cups of tea were sold by the League of Friends in order to donate £74,319 to Basildon University Hospital.

Colin Tharby website

The quality of care and treatment given to patients staying overnight in Basildon University Hospital has shown significant improvement since last year, according to a national survey by the health regulator.

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  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
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    Essex SS16 5NL
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