Massive game for Colchester as Tottenham come to town

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The FA Cup returns this weekend with Colchester taking on Premier League big boys Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. The match offers the U’s an opportunity to forget about their precarious league position and test themselves against a side that has only lost three times in the Premier league this season. Victory for Colchester would arguably […]

Are you using online GP services?

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The patient online team would like to gain some feedback regarding your use of patient online services. These include booking of appointments, ordering of repeat prescriptions and viewing your GP record. Two short surveys have been created and it would be greatly appreciated it if you could complete the relevant one to you. The survey […]

Essex Success Regime – Progress update

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Please review the briefing note which summarises the latest position with the Essex Success Regime. It provides a recap on what has happened so far, the aims of the programme, who is involved and the next steps; with details on how people can get involved and help to shape future health and care services in […]

Tender Opportunity – Southend’s Advocacy For Adults With Mental Health Issues (Inclusive of Mental Health, IMHA, IMCA & IMCA DOLS)

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Southend’s current Mental Health Advocacy contract incorporates advocacy for people with Aspergers. The service was commissioned in 2013 to meet the statutory requirements for Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) and IMCA DOLS . This contract ends 31st March 2016. Southend’s Integrated Commissioning Team is inviting expressions of interest to deliver […]

Care Quality Commission (CQC) Five Year Strategy

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is seeking views on its plans for the next five years as it develops its approach to regulation. CQC has changed the way it works over the past three years and in its consultation document Shaping the future, published today, it sets out a vision for the future regulation of […]

Media release: European Parliament & EDF work together for the implementation of UN’s human rights recommendations

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Brussels, 27 January 2016 |  EDF participated in the European Parliament’s Public Hearing focusing on the UN’s recommendations to the EU on how to better promote the rights of 80 million people with disabilities. For the first time in history, last year the EU was reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons […]

Our New Venture

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Last year we won the competition to name the new Barchester Care Home being built on Turner Road, Colchester.  It was called “Woodland View” because it is located very close to Highwoods Park.  We were invited to the official opening of the home in a naming ceremony performed by the Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Theresa […]