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”.
A woman from Guilden Morden who was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2015 and went through gruelling side effects from many rounds of treatment has said she feels more like her old self after taking a new NHS immunotherapy drug.
The NHS trust which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage has gone from being one of the worst performers when it comes to meeting targets for the handover of patients arriving by ambulance to being the best in the east of England.
A funding crisis has led to a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire which includes axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery.
In a bid to support women into senior roles and accelerate gender pay equality, the region’s ambulance service has launched a women’s special interest group at an event which saw two female paramedics pulling an ambulance.
Increased support for the wellbeing and mental health of our region’s ambulance service staff has been pledged, with employees working “under huge pressure and often in unpleasant or dangerous conditions”.
The family and friends of a Bassingbourn teenager who sadly died in January this year after contracting meningitis have been busy raising funds and awareness in his memory, and have now notched up more than £10,000.
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Stevenage’s Lister Hospital is still experiencing ‘major computer problems’ following Friday’s cyber attack in which a virus was introduced onto IT systems at NHS trusts, businesses and other organisations across the UK and globally.
The cyber attack on Stevenage’s Lister Hospital this afternoon appears to have been part of an orchestrated global attack on computer systems at hospitals, universities, businesses and other organisations.