Essex Health news archive
Archived stories of NHS health news and living a healthy lifestyle in Essex.
A hangover might not always be what it seems….
In the news was teenager Oliver Lilburn from Colchester,Essex who, at aged 18, suffered a stroke which he mistook for a hangover.
LGBT & Language
During the Beijing Olympics 100 metre sprinter Tyson Gay's surname was changed to 'homosexual' on an American website, as gay was a forbidden word. This caused outrage....
Drink spiking awareness campaign
A NEW generation of revellers who leave their drinks unattended are to be targeted on nights out by a dedicated healthcare team.
A drink spiking awareness campaign is being launched across Colchester and Tendring and is the first of its kind in the country outside a major city.
Essex Health sponsors the Colchester Free Music Festival
The festival will take place on the 27th August 2011 in Castle Park. With three different stages, plus the band stand and busk stops, there is something to suit everybody's music taste.