Friday, February 14, 2020

A village pub will reopen its doors on Friday following a three-year campaign and lengthy planning battle to save it from a housing developer.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The NHS trust which runs Stevenage's Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City's New QEII Hospital has warned that "there is a very real danger [it] will run out of money and [their] supply of people will dry up".

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Friday, January 17, 2020

First figures on the impact of the Voyeurism Act since its introduction in April 2019 include an incident in Hertfordshire involving two schoolchildren.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

A Hertfordshire hospital trust has failed to act on safety alerts warning that patients could be harmed on its wards.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

A well-known community figure - who for years has raised money for charitable organisations - is taking on the challenge of a lifetime for family support charity Home-Start Hertfordshire by learning to survive in the Arctic Circle.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

The University of Hertfordshire has welcomed government news that all nursing students on courses from September will receive a grant of £5,000 a year.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

The troubled East of England ambulance service has a new permanent boss following the resignation of the chief executive.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Facebook and Instagram could become a "one-stop grooming shop" for paedophiles if encryption plans go ahead, child protection charity the NSPCC has warned.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

An author has used her own experience of grief to write a book to help others through bereavement, and show there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

The Christmas lights switch-on in Knebworth's high street on Friday has raised more than £3,500 for good causes and has officially kick-started the festive season in the village.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Some wards at Stevenage's Lister Hospital have been closed to visitors due to an increase in norovirus cases in the community.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nine years since the launch of a campaign to provide cancer patients with radiotherapy treatment at Stevenage's Lister Hospital and it still seems little more than a pipe dream.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Hertfordshire police recorded 537 sex offences against children last year, with 97 of those against children aged 10 and under.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre - the main radiotherapy centre for our area - will be moved to another site following a review which found the dilapidated estate is not fit for purpose and staff shortages are putting patients at risk.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

The future of a village pub has been secured following a two-and-a-half year campaign to save it from a housing developer.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

In a bid to help save lives, a nurse who has survived womb cancer is keen to tell her story during Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month this September.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has upgraded and modernised three of its bases - including one in Stevenage - to help crews deliver life-saving care to patients quicker.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Sign up to Macmillan Cancer Support's World's Biggest Coffee Morning and help people living with cancer.

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

New figures show that over a 12-month period (2018/19) about £500,000 has been saved by people in Hertfordshire who have bought medicines from a pharmacy or supermarket instead of getting a prescription from their GP.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning difficulty services in the county, has been shortlisted for three national awards.

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

With 113 people in Hertfordshire alone waiting for a life-saving transplant, people are being urged to discuss donating their organs after their death.

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

A new nursing leadership scholarship in Hertfordshire has been launched to honour the legacy of a community nurse who lost her battle with cancer aged just 31.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Struggling parents are invited to sign their children up to a programme designed to address holiday hunger, physical inactivity and social isolation experienced by some of Hertfordshire's most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Police officers investigating an attempted burglary in Knebworth have released an image of a man they would like to speak to as part of their enquiries.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Child protection charity the NSPCC is urging parents to think carefully before leaving their children unsupervised during the school holidays, after seeing a spike in calls and emails about the issue last summer.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

An investigation into an IT error at the East and North Herts NHS Trust which meant up to 14,600 patient discharge summaries may not have been sent to GPs has concluded, but only 2,000 patient records have been checked.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

There are just a few days left to sign up to Restart a Heart - an event which could one day save someone's life.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Operating on the wrong part of a patient's body and pumping fluids from a feeding tube into a patient's lung instead of the stomach are just two of the 'never events' recorded by the East and North Herts NHS Trust during 2018/19.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Funding for drug and alcohol addiction treatment services has been slashed by almost £2.8 million over the last six years, while deaths from substance misuse have risen "significantly" during this period.

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