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 NHS Stevenage
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

An initiative to help tackle the holiday hunger, physical inactivity and social isolation some of the most disadvantaged children in Hertfordshire will experience this summer has been rolled out at fire stations across the county.

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Stevenage Hatfield
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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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 Care Quality Commission Lister Hospital New QEII Hospital NHS Stevenage Welwyn Garden City
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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Care Quality Commission NHS
Friday, July 13, 2018

Child abuse charity the NSPCC is dealing with more reports of child neglect in Hertfordshire than ever before in its history.

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Herts police Hertfordshire
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 United Kingdom
Friday, June 29, 2018

With hate crime on the rise in Hertfordshire, young people have launched a video to raise awareness of the issue and encourage victims to speak out.

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Teresa Heritage Herts County Council Herts police
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Plans to build a multi-million pound cancer centre at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, to prevent patients from having to make a 70-mile round trip for routine radiotherapy, have taken a major step forward.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital NHS
Saturday, June 9, 2018

A new initiative to help vulnerable patients with Type 1 diabetes who are putting their lives at risk is proving to be successful.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

A patient was given the wrong blood type during a transfusion - one of six serious incidents which highlight potential weaknesses in how the East and North Herts NHS Trust manages fundamental safety processes.

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Welwyn Garden City Lister Hospital NHS
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Three people were caused severe harm as a direct result of ambulance delays in our region over the winter, an independent investigation has concluded.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Our region’s failing ambulance service is to receive additional funding for an extra 330 frontline staff and 160 ambulances, in a bid to meet national standards.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Plans to create an independent organisation to deliver Hertfordshire’s libraries on behalf of the cash-strapped county council are set to be introduced next year, as the library service struggles to find £3 million in savings.

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Herts County Council Lib Dem County Council Lib Dem
Monday, May 14, 2018

An NHS trust which provides health and social care for people with mental ill health and learning disabilities has been rated as good by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission, but concerns surrounding patient safety have been raised.

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Care Quality Commission NHS
Sunday, May 6, 2018

A charity golf day has raised a whopping £10,500 to support a day centre for senior citizens.

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Knebworth Stevenage
Saturday, April 28, 2018

NHS trusts across England have bought more than 600 million disposable cups since 2013, with the East and North Herts NHS Trust purchasing 11,139,673 – the most in the East of England.

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Lister Hospital NHS New QEII Hospital Welwyn Garden City WGC
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 Addenbrooke's Hospital NHS
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 NHS Stevenage's Lister Hospital Stevenage
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 Stevenage
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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Friday, February 2, 2018

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

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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 Lister Hospital NHS
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 NHS
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 NHS United Kingdom

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