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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Teresa Heritage
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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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Our region’s failing ambulance service is to receive additional funding for an extra 330 frontline staff and 160 ambulances, in a bid to meet national standards.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

An NHS trust which provides health and social care for people with mental ill health and learning disabilities has been rated as good by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission, but concerns surrounding patient safety have been raised.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A charity which supports women who have been raped or suffered domestic abuse is to permanently close in September due to a lack of funds.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

NHS trusts across England have bought more than 600 million disposable cups since 2013, with the East and North Herts NHS Trust purchasing 11,139,673 – the most in the East of England.

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Stevenage
Sunday, April 15, 2018

The RSPCA is appealing to animal lovers in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire to play a vital role in its rescue operations.

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Nearly 80 renal patients at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital were put forward for a kidney transplant last year - an 18 per cent increase on 2016.

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Lister Hospital
Friday, April 6, 2018

The nursing profession has long-endured many stereotypes – from being typecast as a female-only career, to nurses being belittled as wannabe doctors – but nothing could be further from the truth.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

As the NHS faces a nursing recruitment crisis nationally, the East and North Herts NHS Trust is looking at new ways to fill the vacancies in its hospitals.

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European Union
Saturday, March 10, 2018

The general manager of the Hertfordshire Agricultural Society, whose leadership has been “instrumental in making significant positive changes” to the Hertfordshire County Show, has resigned.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

The two most senior clinical directors of our region’s ambulance service have announced their departure, with the service in crisis over claims at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays over a three-week period.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

We have the opportunity now to prevent children and young people experiencing poor mental health and self-harming in the future, says the chief executive of a family support charity who is asking for readers’ support in changing Government policy.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Our region’s ambulance service will use vehicles from private firms to help meet demand, following a risk summit triggered by concerns that at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays over Christmas and New Year.

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NHS

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