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New campaign to prevent child neglect in Herts amid rise in cases

New campaign to prevent child neglect in Herts amid rise in cases

New campaign to prevent child neglect in Herts amid rise in cases

25 February 2021

As of December, the county council had 409 children and young people under child protection plans, of which 44.5% related to neglect.


Singer hopes relaxation sessions will hit right note for Covid-19 recovery

Singer hopes relaxation sessions will hit right note for Covid-19 recovery

Singer hopes relaxation sessions will hit right note for Covid-19 recovery

25 February 2021

Isobel Bradshaw is offering people recovering from coronavirus the chance to take part in free breathing and relaxation sessions.


Ambulance service's £50m investment puts 577 new vehicles on the road

Ambulance service's £50m investment puts 577 new vehicles on the road

Ambulance service's £50m investment puts 577 new vehicles on the road

24 February 2021

Final 50 new ambulances being rolled out from April to make journeys more comfortable for patients and safer for crews.


Over 320,000 in Herts and west Essex given first Covid vaccine jab

Over 320,000 in Herts and west Essex given first Covid vaccine jab

Over 320,000 in Herts and west Essex given first Covid vaccine jab

19 February 2021

Bishop's Stortford FC's ground among more than 40 Covid vaccination sites in the area that have opened their doors since December.


Free PPE available to unpaid carers in Hertfordshire

Free PPE available to unpaid carers in Hertfordshire

Free PPE available to unpaid carers in Hertfordshire

18 February 2021

Carers in Hertfordshire is working with the county's Covid taskforce to distribute gloves, disposable face masks, aprons and face shields.


Patients waiting 12 hours for bed at PAH more than double amid Covid crisis

Patients waiting 12 hours for bed at PAH more than double amid Covid crisis

Patients waiting 12 hours for bed at PAH more than double amid Covid crisis

16 February 2021

Pressure on A&E department at Harlow hospital typical of strain faced by NHS nationwide, despite lowest ever January attendances at casualty.


Befriending lifeline easing mental health issues during lockdown

Befriending lifeline easing mental health issues during lockdown

Befriending lifeline easing mental health issues during lockdown

12 February 2021

Zara Skidmore says the most important service being provided through the latest lockdown is the befriending phone line.


Surge testing for South African Covid variant detects no new cases in Herts

Surge testing for South African Covid variant detects no new cases in Herts

Surge testing for South African Covid variant detects no new cases in Herts

10 February 2021

Almost 10,000 people in Broxbourne EN10 postcode area tested since February 2 after one resident was found to have the mutated virus.


GP's parking plea after 'unpleasantness' from residents towards vaccine teams

GP's parking plea after 'unpleasantness' from residents towards vaccine teams

GP's parking plea after 'unpleasantness' from residents towards vaccine teams

02 February 2021

Dr Sian Stanley said immunisation of Stortford's over-70s was on schedule and vaccination of the housebound was well under way.


Sewage tests as Herts works to contain South African Covid variant

Sewage tests as Herts works to contain South African Covid variant

Sewage tests as Herts works to contain South African Covid variant

01 February 2021

A Broxbourne resident is recovering after testing positive for the mutation, prompting concerns that it is spreading in the community.


10,000 residents in Herts district urged to get tested amid cases of South African Covid variant

10,000 residents in Herts district urged to get tested amid cases of South African Covid variant

10,000 residents in Herts district urged to get tested amid cases of South African Covid variant

01 February 2021

Professor Jim McManus, the county’s director of public health, wants all adult residents in the EN10 area of Broxbourne to be screened.


New school in Stortford doubles as Covid-19 vaccination centre

New school in Stortford doubles as Covid-19 vaccination centre

New school in Stortford doubles as Covid-19 vaccination centre

01 February 2021

Avanti Meadows primary should have opened last September but because of the pandemic the first pupils will not start until this autumn.


St Clare Hospice to provide free dementia training

St Clare Hospice to provide free dementia training

St Clare Hospice to provide free dementia training

30 January 2021

People caring for family members with advanced dementia can receive specialist training, thanks to St Clare Hospice.


Defibrillator at Bishop's Stortford police station ready to save lives

Defibrillator at Bishop's Stortford police station ready to save lives

Defibrillator at Bishop's Stortford police station ready to save lives

27 January 2021

Defibs installed at 18 Hertfordshire police stations with £72,000 funding support from Police and Crime Commissioner.


97% of patients over 80 in Stortford area have had Covid-19 jabs

97% of patients over 80 in Stortford area have had Covid-19 jabs

97% of patients over 80 in Stortford area have had Covid-19 jabs

26 January 2021

The primary care partnership of five GP practices in Stortford, Sawbridgeworth and Much Hadham has administered 5,368 doses.


Covid vaccinations bring new hope to Bishop's Stortford care home

Covid vaccinations bring new hope to Bishop's Stortford care home

Covid vaccinations bring new hope to Bishop's Stortford care home

26 January 2021

Hazel End staff and residents invited to immunisation clinic at football club and then visited by medics who administered more jabs.


Cardiac arrest victim remembers nothing of 45-minute battle to save her

Cardiac arrest victim remembers nothing of 45-minute battle to save her

Cardiac arrest victim remembers nothing of 45-minute battle to save her

25 January 2021

Jeanette Watling, 66, is looking forward to her son's wedding this summer and watching her seven-year-old grandson grow up.


Ambulance service chief quits 'to focus on her wellbeing'

Ambulance service chief quits 'to focus on her wellbeing'

Ambulance service chief quits 'to focus on her wellbeing'

22 January 2021

Dorothy Hosein was appointed chief executive when East of England Ambulance Service was the worst-performing one in England.


Hospital opens new ward to treat patients without Covid-19

Hospital opens new ward to treat patients without Covid-19

Hospital opens new ward to treat patients without Covid-19

21 January 2021

The new adult assessment unit at Princess Alexandra in Harlow is a two-storey extension next to the emergency department.


Mass Covid vaccination centre set to open in Stortford school

Mass Covid vaccination centre set to open in Stortford school

Mass Covid vaccination centre set to open in Stortford school

19 January 2021

Over 4,000 have received jab locally and now Avanti Meadows at St Michael's Hurst is to be used to administer more from 'start of February'.


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