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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Monday, February 17, 2020

A research team led by the University of Hertfordshire has won a £2.27 million contract from the National Institute for Health Research to investigate if exercise is a beneficial treatment for mild to moderate depression in teenagers.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s New QEII Hospital has warned that “there is a very real danger [it] will run out of money and [their] supply of people will dry up”.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

First figures on the impact of the Voyeurism Act since its introduction in April 2019 include an incident in Hertfordshire involving two schoolchildren.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

A Hertfordshire hospital trust has failed to act on safety alerts warning that patients could be harmed on its wards.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

The University of Hertfordshire has welcomed government news that all nursing students on courses from September will receive a grant of £5,000 a year.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

The troubled East of England ambulance service has a new permanent boss following the resignation of the chief executive.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Facebook and Instagram could become a “one-stop grooming shop” for paedophiles if encryption plans go ahead, child protection charity the NSPCC has warned.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Some wards at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital have been closed to visitors due to an increase in norovirus cases in the community.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nine years since the launch of a campaign to provide cancer patients with radiotherapy treatment at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and it still seems little more than a pipe dream.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Hertfordshire police recorded 537 sex offences against children last year, with 97 of those against children aged 10 and under.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

A Royston church has today been added to Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register after a fire destroyed part of its roof and bell tower.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A sponsored swimathon has raised around £3,500 for good causes, including the restoration of a church added to the Heritage at Risk Register after a fire last year.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre – the main radiotherapy centre for our area – will be moved to another site following a review which found the dilapidated estate is not fit for purpose and staff shortages are putting patients at risk.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has upgraded and modernised three of its bases - including one in Stevenage - to help crews deliver life-saving care to patients quicker.

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