Monday, November 5, 2018

A trainee doctor who used a senior nurse’s computer account to sign off assessments of his work in her name has been suspended from the UK medical register for 12 months.

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NHS
Monday, November 5, 2018

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust urgently needs volunteers to help at its shops in Hitchin and Royston and its donation drop-off point in Stevenage.

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Royston
Sunday, November 4, 2018

Hertfordshire families can now sign up to a new Family Centre Service which started last month and will be fully operational by January.

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Richard Roberts
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Patients registered with GP practices in North Herts, Stevenage and Welwyn Hatfield are now able to book evening and weekend doctor appointments.

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NHS
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Major problems with our hospital trust’s phone lines means patients are struggling to get through, with one patient put on hold for more than two hours.

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Nick Carver
Thursday, October 11, 2018

An overgrown garden at a charity’s head office has been transformed for struggling families to enjoy.

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Stevenage
Thursday, October 11, 2018

After its clinical waste contractor has allowed amputated limbs, infectious liquids and other hazardous materials to pile up at its handling sites, the East and North Herts NHS Trust – which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s New QEII Hospital – has confirmed ‘contingency arrangements’ are in place.

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Lister Hospital
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hertfordshire GPs are leading the way in prescribing patients social activities rather than drugs, the body which plans and pays for health services in our region says.

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NHS
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

It will cost £7 million to fix an IT problem which has led to up to 14,600 patient discharge summaries not being sent to GPs by the East and North Herts NHS Trust.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Monday, October 1, 2018

A doctor has been suspended for serious misconduct after it was discovered he was working overlapping shifts and prescribing unlicensed drugs.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

A transport service which patients rely on to take them to and from hospital appointments could be axed.

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Lister Hospital
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Parents and maternity service health professionals are being invited to have their say about the way maternity and neonatal services in Hertfordshire are delivered.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Sunday, September 16, 2018

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is asking patients to nominate their hospital heroes for this year’s staff awards, which are designed to recognise good practice and compassionate care.

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Nick Carver
Monday, September 10, 2018

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust – which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s The New QEII Hospital – has declared a ‘serious incident’ after discovering up to 14,600 patient discharge summaries may not have been sent to GPs.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

More people are being urged to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register and discuss their wishes with their families during Organ Donation Week, which runs until Sunday.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The chief executive of our region’s troubled ambulance service has announced he is to resign.

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Robert Morton
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A child abuse charity has condemned the government’s “dangerous” decision to backtrack on its pledge to make sexual relationships between sports coaches and 16- and 17-year-olds in their care illegal.

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House of Commons
Friday, August 10, 2018

Our struggling ambulance service is considering using volunteers to drive frontline ambulances in a bid to tackle a staffing crisis.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The organisation which plans, pays for and monitors health services in our region has been rated outstanding by NHS England.

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NHS
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Health watchdog inspectors have found surgery services at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital to be inadequate when it comes to being safe and well-led.

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Nick Carver
Monday, July 16, 2018

Our region’s ambulance service is failing to meet legal requirements when it comes to safe care and treatment, staffing and governance – according to health watchdog the Care Quality Commission.

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Robert Morton
Friday, July 13, 2018

Child abuse charity the NSPCC is dealing with more reports of child neglect in Hertfordshire than ever before in its history.

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Herts police
Monday, July 9, 2018

The health service in our region is failing to hit the treatment waiting time target for cancer patients with urgent referrals from their GPs.

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NHS
Friday, June 29, 2018

With hate crime on the rise in Hertfordshire, young people have launched a video to raise awareness of the issue and encourage victims to speak out.

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Charlie Hall
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The emergency department at Lister Hospital in Stevenage has had a £500,000 refurbishment, with the aim of improving patient experience.

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Lister Hospital
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Plans to build a multi-million pound cancer centre at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, to prevent patients from having to make a 70-mile round trip for routine radiotherapy, have taken a major step forward.

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Stephen McPartland
Sunday, June 10, 2018

When firefighter Daniel Fair was told he had Type 1 diabetes, his world was turned upside down, but new initiative telehealth has proved to be his lifeline.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Saturday, June 9, 2018

A new initiative to help vulnerable patients with Type 1 diabetes who are putting their lives at risk is proving to be successful.

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NHS
Friday, June 8, 2018

A patient was given the wrong blood type during a transfusion - one of six serious incidents which highlight potential weaknesses in how the East and North Herts NHS Trust manages fundamental safety processes.

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Lister Hospital
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Three people were caused severe harm as a direct result of ambulance delays in our region over the winter, an independent investigation has concluded.

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