Boris Johnson meets NHS staff and patients, including those who have undergone operations and cancer treatment, at a hospital in..
County of England
Essex is a county in the East of England, north-east of London. One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south and London to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford, the only city in the county. For the purposes of government statistics, Essex is placed in the East of England region.