Sunday, April 15, 2018

The RSPCA is appealing to animal lovers in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire to play a vital role in its rescue operations.

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Nearly 80 renal patients at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital were put forward for a kidney transplant last year - an 18 per cent increase on 2016.

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Lister Hospital
Friday, April 6, 2018

The nursing profession has long-endured many stereotypes – from being typecast as a female-only career, to nurses being belittled as wannabe doctors – but nothing could be further from the truth.

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Lister Hospital
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

As the NHS faces a nursing recruitment crisis nationally, the East and North Herts NHS Trust is looking at new ways to fill the vacancies in its hospitals.

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European Union
Saturday, March 10, 2018

The general manager of the Hertfordshire Agricultural Society, whose leadership has been “instrumental in making significant positive changes” to the Hertfordshire County Show, has resigned.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

The two most senior clinical directors of our region’s ambulance service have announced their departure, with the service in crisis over claims at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays over a three-week period.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

We have the opportunity now to prevent children and young people experiencing poor mental health and self-harming in the future, says the chief executive of a family support charity who is asking for readers’ support in changing Government policy.

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NHS
Monday, February 12, 2018

A four-hour Clubbercise Clubbathon has raised more than £11,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust - nearly double the original target of £6,000.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Our region’s ambulance service will use vehicles from private firms to help meet demand, following a risk summit triggered by concerns that at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays over Christmas and New Year.

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NHS
Friday, February 2, 2018

People are being urged to sign up to become blood donors and help save lives.

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NHS
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Lister Hospital in Stevenage is consistently failing to provide sufficient care hours to patients, according to a national benchmark.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

All patients on the renal ward at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital are being screened after a patient known to have a ‘superbug’ was not isolated when readmitted onto the ward.

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Lister Hospital
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A new Admiral nurse at the East and North Herts NHS Trust is helping to provide additional support for patients with dementia and their families – thanks to funding and support from Dementia UK.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Friday, January 26, 2018

Claims that at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays from the region’s ambulance service over Christmas and New Year are being investigated, including one person who froze to death.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The vascular surgery team at the East and North Herts NHS Trust has received national recognition for being the second fastest in the country for unblocking carotid arteries – a procedure which must be done quickly to reduce the risk of further strokes in patients.

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Nick Carver
Monday, January 15, 2018

Construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs at risk.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, January 13, 2018

A public consultation has been launched over a proposal to create an independent organisation to deliver Hertfordshire’s library services on behalf of the cash-strapped county council, which is struggling to balance its books.

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Terry Douris
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Planning permission for an assisted living retirement complex to be built in a village high street has been granted – despite concerns surrounding parking, increased traffic and poor use of the space.

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Knebworth
Thursday, December 28, 2017

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”.

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Lister Hospital
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital is continually failing to meet the national standard for cancer waiting times.

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Nick Carver
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A bereavement suite in the maternity unit at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital has been refurbished, coinciding with Baby Loss Awareness Week.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Monday, October 16, 2017

A midwife who slipped on a wet patch and fell over on a ward at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital has been awarded £112,651 in compensation.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Decisions will be made about a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire, including axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery, at a meeting on Thursday.

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NHS
Monday, October 9, 2017

A GP who works for a doctors’ practice with surgeries in both Stevenage and Knebworth has been suspended.

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Stevenage
Thursday, September 14, 2017

An electronic patient record computer system has been rolled out by the NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, two months later than planned due to a global cyber attack back in May.

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Nick Carver
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This is your last chance to have your say about a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire, which include axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery.

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NHS
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A popular pub landlord has died after suffering a heart attack shortly after chatting happily with regulars.

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