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Families fight on as St Elizabeth's care home again rated 'inadequate'

Families fight on as St Elizabeth's care home again rated 'inadequate'

Families fight on as St Elizabeth's care home again rated 'inadequate'

A report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) confirms St Elizabeth's Care Home with Nursing remains in special measures.


St Elizabeth's families' legal action to win care home closure reprieve

St Elizabeth's families' legal action to win care home closure reprieve

St Elizabeth's families' legal action to win care home closure reprieve

Trustees of St Elizabeth's Centre at Perry Green are accused of breaching 83 residents' human rights with closure plans.


Herts County Council 'raises bar' with new care home

Herts County Council 'raises bar' with new care home

Herts County Council 'raises bar' with new care home

As the authority faces increasing demand for services with an ageing population, Broxbourne Nursing Home is the 22nd facility it owns and leases.


Essex County Council warning over excessive calories in pizzas

Essex County Council warning over excessive calories in pizzas

Essex County Council warning over excessive calories in pizzas

Trading Standards was following up on legislation that requires businesses with 250-plus employees to display the calorie content for adult meals.


Family rejoices as six-year-old Archie finishes cancer treatment

Family rejoices as six-year-old Archie finishes cancer treatment

Family rejoices as six-year-old Archie finishes cancer treatment

The Newport Primary School pupil "finally smashed it" and rang the bell at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge to signal the start of a new chapter.


Days left to add your voice to calls for second pharmacy in Stansted

Days left to add your voice to calls for second pharmacy in Stansted

Days left to add your voice to calls for second pharmacy in Stansted

Residents, community groups, care boards and medical committees all urged to fight for a dispensing chemist next to Stansted Surgery in Lower Street


Room for improvement for ambulance trust placed in special measures

Room for improvement for ambulance trust placed in special measures

Room for improvement for ambulance trust placed in special measures

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust is improving, according to its latest inspection, but concerns remain over response times and bullying


'Isla seeing her daddy so poorly and handling it not with fear but with love has made me the proudest mum'

'Isla seeing her daddy so poorly and handling it not with fear but with love has made me the proudest mum'

'Isla seeing her daddy so poorly and handling it not with fear but with love has made me the proudest mum'

Amy Gannon on her Bishop's Stortford family's story of navigating the emotional, physical and financial challenges of living with blood cancer.


Hospice begins hunt for new trustee with financial clout

Hospice begins hunt for new trustee with financial clout

Hospice begins hunt for new trustee with financial clout

St Clare recently revealed ambitious 20-year plan to deliver outstanding care to the communities of West Essex and East Herts borders.


Sub-variants fuel new Covid-19 surge in Herts

Sub-variants fuel new Covid-19 surge in Herts

Sub-variants fuel new Covid-19 surge in Herts

Professor Jim McManus reminded residents to remain cautious as new ONS figures showed a 29% increase in infections in a week.


Health warning as Met Office issues first red alert for extreme heat

Health warning as Met Office issues first red alert for extreme heat

Health warning as Met Office issues first red alert for extreme heat

An "exceptional hot spell" on Monday and Tuesday is set to lead to "widespread impacts on people and infrastructure".


Son's 522-mile mountain trek to thank hospice for care of his mum

Son's 522-mile mountain trek to thank hospice for care of his mum

Son's 522-mile mountain trek to thank hospice for care of his mum

Craig Jenkins' trek along the GR11 route through the Spanish Pyrenees close to the border with France will take him an estimated 60 days.


5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

'If in doubt, don't go out' warns the animal charity, which says owners should avoid walks in the heat and be alert to signs of heatstroke.


Herts health trust leads way for people with learning difficulties

Herts health trust leads way for people with learning difficulties

Herts health trust leads way for people with learning difficulties

Dr Indermeet Sawhney, director for learning disability services at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, is behind the project.


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