A.2 Hospital Services in the District

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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
AND PARTNERSHIPS COMMITTEE
14 MARCH 2011
REPORT OF OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY MANAGER
A.2
THE AVAILABILITY AND USAGE OF HOSPITAL SERVICES IN, AND FOR, THE
DISTRICT
(Report prepared by Richard Walker)
PURPOSE OF THE REPORT
To investigate the availability and usage of hospital services in, and for, the District.
INVITEES
Attending the meeting of the Committee will be the Chief Executive of the Colchester
Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust Dr. Gordon Coutts, and from North East Essex
NHS – Sam Hepplewhite, Deputy Director of Commissioning & Business Delivery and
Pam Green, Head of Acute Commissioning.
BACKGROUND
Tendring is principally served by three hospitals, two Community ones within the district:
 Clacton Hospital
 Fryatt Hospital and Mayflower Medical Centre, Harwich
and the third, an acute hospital, at Colchester:
Clacton Hospital
The Clacton Community Hospital provides an inpatient service which is home to three
community wards, two providing beds for care of the elderly, and
one for patients requiring rehabilitation. Patients are transferred to the wards from the
acute hospital and are all consultant led. The exception to this is the use of 4 Step Up
Beds (nurse led beds for patients referred directly into the hospital from the community
team) and 2 Community Acquired Pneumonia Beds - available for GP direct referral.
A range of outpatient services are also provided within the Hospital site and these include:
 Audiology
 Breast Feeding Clinic
 Blood Transfusions
 Cardiology
 Chemotherapy
 Child Health Clinics
 Dental
 Dermatology
 Diabetes and Endocrinology
 Dietetics
 Dressing Clinics
 Echocardiograms
 Ear, Nose & Throat
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Endoscopy
Family Planning
Gynaecology
Maternity
Minor Injuries Unit
Occupational Therapy
Oncology
Orthopaedics
Pharmacy
Phlebotomy
Podiatry
Out of Hours Service
Rapid Chest Pain Clinic
Rapid Access Clinic
Sexual Health
Speech & Language Therapy
Stroke Multidisciplinary Clinic
Urology
X-Ray
Fryatt Hospital and Mayflower Medical Centre, Harwich
The Fryatt Community Hospital includes a 6 bed maternity unit, a geriatric ward, minor
injuries unit, outpatient clinics and rehabilitation gym. And currently offers more than 60
different services including:
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Two GP services – the Mayflower Practice and an out of hours services.
A minor injuries unit – open every day from 9am to 5pm for minor injuries (eg cuts,
sprains, stings and including those that might need stitches) and minor illness
Phlebotomy, offering blood tests.
21 different outpatient clinics for Colchester Hospital including breast care, chest clinic,
cytology, diabetes, elderly medicine, ENT & audiology, general medicine, general
surgery, gynaecology, MS nurse specialist, opthalmology, optometry, orthotics,
paediatrics, pain management, phlebotomy, radiotherapy, rheumatology, stoma care,
urology.
10 different outpatient clinics run by North East Essex Provider Services including
continence clinic, diabetic retinal screening, diabetology, family planning & sexual
health, heart failure, leg ulcer & post-operation dressing clinic, oxygen clinic, podiatry,
pregnancy smoking cessation and a prostrate clinic.
10 therapy services for children including baby weighing, Chief Medical Officer
consultations, community paediatric services, paediatric physiotherapy, parenting club,
second year party, speech & language therapy, twins club and under one year health
checks.
Eight therapy services for adults including cardiac rehabilitation, falls prevention, hand
therapy, hip/knee class, inpatient & outpatient physiotherapy, muscular skeletal,
occupational therapy and rehabilitation/mobility.
A maternity unit with six beds, clinics and two delivery suites.
Diagnostic services including x-ray and ultrasound.
Trinity Ward – 21 beds to assist people to become as independent as possible and
return to live where possible in their own community.
A pharmacy.
Rethink – support for people living with a mental illness.
Dermatology – a comprehensive service for people with common skin diseases and a
‘see and treat’, one stop service.
Health trainers – offering encouragement and practical support to people who want to
have a healthier lifestyle eg exercise quitting smoking, weight loss and healthy eating.
 Stop smoking service –practical support and advice on stopping smoking.
 Open Road – drug and alcohol counselling services.
 Weight reduction.
The Mayflower Medical Centre houses 13 GPs and 7 nurse practitioners and practice
nurses in 22 consulting and treatment rooms.
RECOMMENDATION
That the Committee determines whether it has any comments or recommendations
it wishes to put forward to the relevant Portfolio Holder or Cabinet.
BACKGROUND PAPERS FOR THE DECISION
None.
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