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ⓘ Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides healthcare for people in the south west Essex, in the East of England. There are two ho ..




                                     

ⓘ Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides healthcare for people in the south west Essex, in the East of England. There are two hospitals in the trust, a specialist cardiothoracic centre and one clinical centre: Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital, The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre and Billericay St. Andrews Centre. It became a Foundation Trust in 2004.

The merger with Southend University hospital NHS Foundation Trust and mid Essex hospital services NHS Trust was proposed in January 2018. On July 31, 2019, the Secretary of State for health and social protection approved the merger and the preliminary date of 1 April 2020 were agreed.