Blues First Team Squad visit Southend HospitalThe full first team squad and management team made the annual visit to the Children's ward at Southend University Hospital on Tuesday 15th December.
Some emotional stories were shared with all - a number of gifts, signed pictures and balls were presented.
Additionally an array of children's toys were left for future patients.
Korina and Ben Holland with 10-day old Ewan is currently suffering with bronchitis was given some comfort with a Southend United teddy. Ewan appeared to raise his arms when we mentioned about coming to a game when he returns home.
Prematurely born twins, Ella and Austin Smith were joined by Phil Brown.
The good news - the vast majority of the children are expected to be home in time for Christmas.