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Extra waiting room for patients
4:00pm Tuesday 10th September 2013 in News
A TEMPORARY reception building has opened for patients at the region's main hospital A&E unit.
A new waiting room has been added for the walking wounded as part of a £2million revamp of the department at Colchester General.
The work is designed to increase capacity at accident and emergency before a more permanent solution is found.
The temporary building was officially opened today.
Hospital spokesman Nick Chatten said: “It is very much business as usual for A&E and we are planning this with as little impact as possible on patients."