Fri, 07:01

A midwife has won an award for the sensitive support she gave a grieving family after their baby died, with her nomination saying “she gave light to our darkest time”.

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Wed, 07:00

A daughter is encouraging people to visit their GP if they suffer from symptoms such as a persistent cough after losing her dad to lung cancer.

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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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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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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Two Welwyn Garden City men have opened up about what it is like to live with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to raise awareness of the condition.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Welwyn Hatfield’s Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate has slammed the MP’s “enthusiastic response” to 2018 Budget.

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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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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps is “thrilled” after it was announced the NHS, which once saved his life, will see a record rise in funding.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

A petition co-authored by a Welwyn Garden City dad about commercial reps on NHS postnatal wards has had a government response.

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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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Friday, October 19, 2018

Labour party candidates for Stevenage and Welwyn Hatfield have blasted plans to axe a subsidised transport service to the new QEII and the Lister Hospital.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Welwyn Hatfield’s MP Grant Shapps has reacted to the majority pro-EU findings of a Brexitometer in the constituency area where he lives.

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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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Thursday, October 11, 2018

A graduate from the University of Hertfordshire has urged students to speak out if they are struggling with depression.

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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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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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Monday, October 8, 2018

A breast cancer survivor has raised enough cash to buy state-of-the art equipment for the new QEII hospital in Welwyn Garden City.

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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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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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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dozens of voters took part in an informal snap ‘Brexitometer’ poll in Welwyn Hatfield at the weekend.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A Datchworth family are desperately trying to raise £20,000 to give their mum a dignified death at home.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Labour’s new parliamentary candidate for Welwyn Hatfield has outlined her priorities and promised to “work tirelessly” in her bid to become the area’s MP.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

A mini-poll in Potters Bar organised by a pro-EU campaign group has come out in favour of a vote on a final Brexit deal.

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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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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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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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Monday, September 10, 2018

Members of the public are being encouraged to donate blood in Welwyn Garden City during a visit by NHS Blood and Transplant staff.

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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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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Health bosses are investigating the death of a Welwyn man after his family claimed he was neglected at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital.

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Those preparing to head to Hatfield’s University of Hertfordshire have been encouraged to ensure they are protected against meningitis before the start of term.

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