Fri, 08:31

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
Mon, 08:44

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
Friday, February 2, 2018

People are being urged to sign up to become blood donors and help save lives.

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NHS
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Lister Hospital in Stevenage is consistently failing to provide sufficient care hours to patients, according to a national benchmark.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

All patients on the renal ward at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital are being screened after a patient known to have a ‘superbug’ was not isolated when readmitted onto the ward.

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Stevenage
Friday, January 26, 2018

Claims that at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays from the region’s ambulance service over Christmas and New Year are being investigated, including one person who froze to death.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The vascular surgery team at the East and North Herts NHS Trust has received national recognition for being the second fastest in the country for unblocking carotid arteries – a procedure which must be done quickly to reduce the risk of further strokes in patients.

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Nick Carver
Monday, January 22, 2018

Acid attacks are on the increase in Hertfordshire, according to police data released under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Herts police
Saturday, January 13, 2018

Parents of young people who have left home are being called on by Herts County Council to consider fostering might be the way to fill the extra space in their homes and their hearts.

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Herts County Council
Friday, January 12, 2018

A public consultation has been launched over a proposal to create an independent organisation to deliver Hertfordshire’s library services on behalf of the cash-strapped county council, which is struggling to balance its books.

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Terry Douris
Thursday, December 28, 2017

The global cyber attack earlier this year which crippled the NHS cost the East and North Herts NHS Trust £700,000, with a national investigation concluding that the attack “could have been prevented by the NHS following basic IT security”.

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Lister Hospital

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