Press Releases

Maternity diabetes team Website

A team at Basildon University Hospital has been shortlisted for an award for their ground-breaking work to improve the health and wellbeing of pregnant women with diabetes.

RQI website

Clinical staff at Basildon University Hospital are the first in Britain to use a ground-breaking new training method for vital skills that can save patients’ lives. 

Karen Harford

The first dedicated Macmillan bereavement nurse in the UK has been appointed at Basildon University Hospital as part of our commitment to improve end of life care.


Linda Shaves staff award website

A ward clerk who became hairdresser to a patient with dementia and staff on a ward who supported an unwell mother to breastfeed her new-born baby were recognised in Basildon University Hospital’s latest staff awards.



Members of the finance team who take on fundraising, left to right: Andy Ray, Claire Shaw, Helen Mattock, Dee Harris and Clair Grayston


Young patients are already benefitting from more child-friendly surroundings as the Polly Parrot Appeal celebrates exceeding its fundraising target of £250,000.


Hospital radio website

The tunes can keep on coming at Basildon Hospital radio, BHR 1287, thanks to an upgrade made possible by kind donations from Basildon Round Table and Billericay Round Table. 


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