Tue, 18:21

Royston railway station now has an automated external defibrillator thanks to a collaboration between several agencies in the town and further afield.

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NHS
Tue, 13:11

Cambridgeshire County Council has decided against supporting the People’s Vote campaign for the public to have a say on the final Brexit deal.

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South Cambridgeshire District Council
Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

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NHS
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
Thursday, October 4, 2018

The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
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
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
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
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Newspapers across the county have signed up to a new charter committing to helping prevent suicide by reporting the subject with sensitivity.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Have your say on plans to support adults with learning disabilities as part of a major public consultation.

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Colette Wyatt-Lowe
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The MPs for North East Herts and South Cambs have reacted to the Boundary Commission’s final proposals published on Monday, which would see The Mordens, Bassingbourn, Melbourn and Meldreth wards go to a new Letchworth and Royston constituency.

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Heidi Allen
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
Thursday, August 30, 2018

The mum of a nine-year-old girl from Therfield with a genetic condition that means she can’t stand or take part in games with her friends has said she is devastated to learn that a drug that could help has not been recommended for approval on the NHS.

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NHS
Thursday, August 23, 2018

A town “as big as Royston” could be built around Heydon if a proposal by the owner of the village’s golf club is given the green light.

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South Cambridgeshire District Council
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Melbourn Hub was abuzz during a cream tea fundraiser for a woman with a terminal illness.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Monday, August 13, 2018

The Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cancelled 100 urgent operations over a recent 12-month period, according to NHS England.

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NHS
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
Friday, August 3, 2018

Thursday nights, the first night of Cambridge Folk Festival used to be just the night you stomped round the ground, set up your tent, got your wristband and saw a couple of low-key acts with a beer.

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NHS
Monday, July 30, 2018

Campaigners have said the support of the government’s new health secretary “would be welcomed” in their fight to secure the future of Royston Hospital.

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Oliver Heald
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
Friday, July 20, 2018

Letchworth’s Brotherhood Hall resembled a packed-to-the-rafters train carriage yesterday evening as around 200 people attended the joint Royston, Ashwell and Letchworth rail user groups’ public meeting.

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Chris Grayling
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

There are calls for earlier diagnosis of motor neurone disease as Cambridgeshire pledges greater support to sufferers and their carers.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
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
Thursday, July 12, 2018

The family of a Meldreth mum-of-two with incurable cancer is hoping they can raise enough money for treatment to manage her symptoms and prolong her life.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
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
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Volunteers who support patients and their families in their last days of life at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital have won a national award as part of the NHS 70th birthday celebrations.

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Oliver Heald
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

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