Sunday, October 14, 2018

A public inquiry will be held over the decision to refuse planning permission for homes to be built on the site of a village pub.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

An overgrown garden at a charity’s head office has been transformed for struggling families to enjoy.

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Stevenage
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 Environment Agency NHS Stevenage Welwyn Garden City
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 Hertfordshire
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 New QEII Hospital NHS
Monday, October 1, 2018

A doctor has been suspended for serious misconduct after it was discovered he was working overlapping shifts and prescribing unlicensed drugs.

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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 NHS Letchworth Stevenage Welwyn Garden City
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Parents and maternity service health professionals are being invited to have their say about the way maternity and neonatal services in Hertfordshire are delivered.

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Stevenage's 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 NHS Stevenage Welwyn Garden City
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 Stevenage's Lister Hospital New QEII Hospital NHS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The chief executive of our region’s troubled ambulance service has announced he is to resign.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A child abuse charity has condemned the government’s “dangerous” decision to backtrack on its pledge to make sexual relationships between sports coaches and 16- and 17-year-olds in their care illegal.

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House of Commons Hertfordshire
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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NHS
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 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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NHS
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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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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Stevenage Lister Hospital NHS Welwyn Garden City
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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