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Free PPE available to unpaid carers in Hertfordshire

Free PPE available to unpaid carers in Hertfordshire

Free PPE available to unpaid carers in Hertfordshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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


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'

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


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

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


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