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Anglian Community Enterprise (ACE) is an award winning social enterprise, providing more than 40 NHS community healthcare services, predominantly to the population of North East Essex (Colchester and Tendring Districts). 

We also provide Learning Disabilities Therapy, some Specialist Nursing and Health and Well-Being Services in North East Essex, Mid Essex, West Essex, South Essex, South West Essex and West Essex. Further information on all of the services we provide can be found under our Health Services pages.

ACE is a Community Interest Company and we employ over 1,150 staff.  
The company is limited by shares and is employee-owned. We maintain a NHS ethos and abide by the NHS Constitution. We continue to embed the National Nursing Strategy – ‘The 6C’s of Care and Compassion’ – Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage and Commitment – across ACE.

We have a history of safe, efficient service delivery and each year we generate income approaching £57 million.