Women in east and north Hertfordshire have been waiting up to 14 weeks for the results of life-saving cervical screening tests – seven times longer than the NHS target.

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NHS
Friday, December 7, 2018

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

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NHS
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has welcomed a Government decision to allow its EU health workers to apply early for UK residency ahead of a national roll-out.

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Cambridge University
Monday, November 26, 2018

The MP for South Cambridgeshire is continuing the fight for a cystic fibrosis drug to be made avilable on the NHS by raising the issue with Theresa May during Prime Minster’s Question Time.

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Heidi Allen
Monday, November 26, 2018

German GP Dr Hubertus Von Blumenthal – who has been treating residents of South Cambridgeshire and Central Bedfordshire since 1999 – has shared his concerns now the draft Brexit deal has been released.

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Home Office
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Comedian Simon Evans is bringing his Genius show to the Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre, in Huntingdon, on November 25.

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NHS
Monday, November 5, 2018

A trainee doctor who used a senior nurse’s computer account to sign off assessments of his work in her name has been suspended from the UK medical register for 12 months.

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NHS
Sunday, November 4, 2018

Hertfordshire families can now sign up to a new Family Centre Service which started last month and will be fully operational by January.

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Richard Roberts
Friday, November 2, 2018

‘Bringing the deficit down is now bearing fruit’ – Conservative councillor Julian Cunningham, executive member for finance at North Herts District Council, shares his views on the Budget.

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Julian Cunningham
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Patients registered with GP practices in North Herts, Stevenage and Welwyn Hatfield are now able to book evening and weekend doctor appointments.

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NHS
Sunday, October 28, 2018

A German man who was imprisoned in North Herts at the end of the Second World War and went on to work as a nurse for nearly 40 years has recounted some of his experiences of the NHS to mark the institution’s 70th anniversary.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

In the wake of Cambridgeshire County Council deciding against supporting a ‘people’s vote’ on the final Brexit deal last week, councillor Susan van de Ven has reflected on why she believes it is something that we should all be backing.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Major problems with our hospital trust’s phone lines means patients are struggling to get through, with one patient put on hold for more than two hours.

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Nick Carver
Monday, October 22, 2018

There are plans for an expanded park and ride in Trumpington, but some are not happy about “nuisance” coaches arriving late at night and early in the morning.

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Cambridge University
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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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Peter Sharkey
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

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