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Herts health officials review residents affected by infected blood scandal

Herts health officials review residents affected by infected blood scandal

Herts health officials review residents affected by infected blood scandal

23 May 2024

More than 30,000 people in the UK were infected with HIV and hepatitis C after being given contaminated blood products in the 1970s and 1980s.


Free fitness session at Grange Paddocks for people with Parkinson’s

Free fitness session at Grange Paddocks for people with Parkinson’s

Free fitness session at Grange Paddocks for people with Parkinson’s

22 May 2024

Around 60 East Herts residents registered as living with the condition can benefit from a class on Thursday May 30.


Search begins for new Herts and Essex ambulance service boss

Search begins for new Herts and Essex ambulance service boss

Search begins for new Herts and Essex ambulance service boss

21 May 2024

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust chief executive Tom Abell has been appointed CEO of Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board.


Watchdog’s praise for Herts County Council’s adult care services

Watchdog’s praise for Herts County Council’s adult care services

Watchdog’s praise for Herts County Council’s adult care services

21 May 2024

Care Quality Commission rated adult care service as good and judged the way it works with partners, such as voluntary organisations, as outstanding.


‘Real-life superhero’ nurse Roshna is first winner of PAH’s new award

‘Real-life superhero’ nurse Roshna is first winner of PAH’s new award

‘Real-life superhero’ nurse Roshna is first winner of PAH’s new award

21 May 2024

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s DAISY Awards enable patients, families and colleagues to honour nurse or midwife who makes a difference to their care.


NHS boss pushes back completion date for new hospital by up to two years

NHS boss pushes back completion date for new hospital by up to two years

NHS boss pushes back completion date for new hospital by up to two years

17 May 2024

Michael Meredith told the Indie he now expected new PAH to be “up and running by 2032 at the latest” –two years later than previous target.


Paws-itively delightful! Stansted passengers are greeted by therapy dogs

Paws-itively delightful! Stansted passengers are greeted by therapy dogs

Paws-itively delightful! Stansted passengers are greeted by therapy dogs

15 May 2024

Bella the black Lab, Sammy the Samoyed and Cato the Chow Chow were much in demand as travellers stopped to enjoy a stroke and a cuddle.


The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

15 May 2024

More than a third of children’s meals sold in restaurants exceed Government maximum salt targets says a new report studying more than 20 eateries.


Parent sparks police probe into misconduct in public office at council

Parent sparks police probe into misconduct in public office at council

Parent sparks police probe into misconduct in public office at council

10 May 2024

Hertfordshire Constabulary is investigating if officials are guilty of misconduct in public office over education, health and care plans (EHCPs).


East Herts Council urges households to apply for energy efficiency grants

East Herts Council urges households to apply for energy efficiency grants

East Herts Council urges households to apply for energy efficiency grants

09 May 2024

“Studies show that there is a correlation between households on low incomes who suffer from long-term health conditions and hard-to-heat homes.”


Mobile breast screening unit set to provide mammograms for 3,700 Uttlesford women

Mobile breast screening unit set to provide mammograms for 3,700 Uttlesford women

Mobile breast screening unit set to provide mammograms for 3,700 Uttlesford women

09 May 2024

Patients aged between 50 and 70, from Hatfield Heath, Stansted and Elsenham, will be notified about their appointment at the mobile unit.


Operating theatre workshop at College inspires next generation of surgeons

Operating theatre workshop at College inspires next generation of surgeons

Operating theatre workshop at College inspires next generation of surgeons

08 May 2024

Bishop’s Stortford College invited 60 students from secondaries in Stortford, Sawbridgeworth and Harlow to take part.


Parents rate Herts County Council’s SEND services three out of 10 in survey

Parents rate Herts County Council’s SEND services three out of 10 in survey

Parents rate Herts County Council’s SEND services three out of 10 in survey

06 May 2024

“There are clear levels of dissatisfaction with many services and concerns about the outcomes that are delivered for children and young people.”


Dementia Action Week: Support and advice for Stortford sufferers and families

Dementia Action Week: Support and advice for Stortford sufferers and families

Dementia Action Week: Support and advice for Stortford sufferers and families

03 May 2024

On Thursday May 16, 11am-1pm, help and advice will be on offer from East Herts Dementia Friendly Action Group at New Apton Centre in Stortford.


Takeley campaigner welcomes world’s biggest brain study of childhood trauma

Takeley campaigner welcomes world’s biggest brain study of childhood trauma

Takeley campaigner welcomes world’s biggest brain study of childhood trauma

02 May 2024

The investigation by Essex University’s department of psychology uncovered disruption in neural networks involved in self-focus and problem-solving.


Council set to spend over £1m to reduce SEND assessment backlog

Council set to spend over £1m to reduce SEND assessment backlog

Council set to spend over £1m to reduce SEND assessment backlog

01 May 2024

Currently, only 1% of SEND assessments in Essex are completed within 20-week deadline – and there are 1,232 in the EHCP needs assessment process.


15 walks around Herts on May 1 to mark National Walking Month

15 walks around Herts on May 1 to mark National Walking Month

15 walks around Herts on May 1 to mark National Walking Month

30 April 2024

Bishop’s Stortford walk participants should meet at the car park opposite the St Barnabas Centre at St James the Great Church, Thorley.


MP drops in on Breathe Easy Group’s ninth birthday fundraiser

MP drops in on Breathe Easy Group’s ninth birthday fundraiser

MP drops in on Breathe Easy Group’s ninth birthday fundraiser

30 April 2024

The group meets monthly and offers support, advice and friendship for those with asthma and other conditions causing breathing difficulties.


Hospital launches DAISY Awards programme to honour nurses and midwives

Hospital launches DAISY Awards programme to honour nurses and midwives

Hospital launches DAISY Awards programme to honour nurses and midwives

29 April 2024

Announcement of the first winner will coincide with International Day of the Midwife on May 5 and International Nurses’ Day on May 12.


Community co-operation top of the agenda as Stortford organisations meet

Community co-operation top of the agenda as Stortford organisations meet

Community co-operation top of the agenda as Stortford organisations meet

26 April 2024

Community groups came together to brainstorm better understanding as they work together for the benefit of everyone in Bishop’s Stortford.


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