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A cancer charity facing “a tsunami of demand” at a time when fundraising from its flagship event is set to hit a devastating low is appealing for urgent help.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Hospital treatment waiting times have rocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 400 per cent increase in East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust patients waiting more than a year.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Thousands of isolated older people in Hertfordshire received special packs to help improve their mental wellbeing during lockdown.

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Friday, August 21, 2020

A celebration of life was held yesterday at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital for a doctor who died of COVID-19 in May.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Parking at three hospital sites run by the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust will continue to be free for staff, patients and visitors until the end of August.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Construction work has begun on an extension to the neonatal unit at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital that will offer parents a ‘home from home’ while their sick babies are being cared for there.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

An investigation into the suicide of an abused mum-of-three has found police officers visiting her home six weeks before her death, over a domestic disturbance, had no idea about her partner’s abusive history due to limitations in national police reporting systems.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

The chief executive of the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s New QEII Hospital, has recorded a heartfelt video message thanking the general public for supporting the hospitals and their staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

A week-long virtual balloon race launching on Friday will raise money for the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity to support people affected by cancer.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

It has emerged that more than 130 patients were discharged from two Hertfordshire hospitals into care homes without first being tested for COVID-19.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

A medical consultant who feared she’d had “last hugs and kisses” with her son and husband after testing positive for COVID-19 and battling the illness at home for two months is now highlighting how a growing number of people with long-term debilitating coronavirus symptoms are classed as mild cases because they are not admitted to hospital.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Lockdown due to COVID-19 has kept victims of domestic abuse trapped behind closed doors with their tormentors, and Herts police officers are reminding those affected that help is available.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

A sterile pharmacy unit has officially opened at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, allowing injectable chemotherapy drugs to be made on site.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has played a part in a groundbreaking clinical trial which has found the first drug to improve survival rates in certain coronavirus patients.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

“Parents should be aware that preparations are not sufficient to guarantee a safe expansion of school opening on Monday in Hertfordshire,” the National Education Union has warned.

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

The government is now advising the public to wear a face covering in some circumstances, such as enclosed spaces where social distancing may not always be possible, so Hertfordshire County Council has issued guidance for employers and the public.

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

With visiting to East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust’s hospitals suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new online service has been set up for people to get messages and photographs to patients.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

With thousands of volunteers in Hertfordshire making and donating personal protective equipment to key workers to protect them from coronavirus, an online guide has now been published to ensure the PPE meets safety standards.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Essential NHS services remain available to everyone who needs them during the coronavirus pandemic, a leading Herts GP is keen to emphasise.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Due to unprecedented demands caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the East of England Ambulance Service wants to urgently recruit 1,000 temporary workers and volunteers.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The first wave of money raised by the National Emergencies Trust’s Coronavirus Appeal has been released in Hertfordshire, supporting charities and grassroots organisations most impacted by the crisis.

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

An appeal has been made to support our air ambulance during the coronavirus crisis, after fundraising events had to be cancelled.

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Saturday, April 11, 2020

The NHS in Hertfordshire is urging people to continue to order their prescriptions as normal during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

New mums face time on a ward with their newborn babies alone due to a ban on visitors in a bid to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

A free app with live information from A&E departments and urgent care centres in Hertfordshire has been launched to help people find prompt treatment for their minor injuries.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

As part of LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week (March 5-11), Hertfordshire County Council is encouraging members of the LGBT+ community to consider fostering or adopting a child.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

A petition to reinstate sexual health clinics which closed across the county last year ends today – and needs just a few more signatures to reach the threshold to be considered by Hertfordshire Council Council’s cabinet.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The number of people in Hertfordshire seeking help to stop viewing sexual images of children has doubled in the last 12 months.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Hertfordshire saw an increase in new businesses in 2019, despite a background of political and economic uncertainty.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The multi-storey car park at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital is one of the most expensive hospital car parks in the UK, new data has revealed.

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