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A&E and urgent care centre services

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

…provides specialist support to those requiring emergency surgery, stroke, cardiac or neonatal care – services that are not available at the New QEII. Taken together, however, they provide services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our emergency department and urgent care centre teams cover the whole of east and north Hertfordshire, as well as south Bedfordshire– a population of around 600,000 people. This means that: We see more than 135,000…

Lister – A&E / Emergency department

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Full specialist A&E / emergency department services for adults, children and babies available 24 hours a day, every day of the year Our A&E / emergency department at the Lister treats around 75,000 people a year, many of whom have a major illness or very serious injury. Within the department, we also have a dedicated area to treat people who are suffering from more minor injuries. During the day, we ask people with minor illnesses to…

Lister the Lion leaps in to the children’s emergency department

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Later this week, there are moves taking place in the Lister’s emergency department – and a new friend is coming to play in the children’s area. The changes taking place as the hospital’s new £19 million unit takes shape ahead of it being fully ready by October 2014 are: Children’s emergency service moving to its temporary home (whilst its new longer-term location is refurbished/created) overnight on Thursday, 10 April 2014, with the…

Stevenage MP checks up on Lister’s emerging new emergency department

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

…lly in Autumn 2014. Once opened, the new facility will have: Specialist dedicated emergency and urgent care services for both adults and children; Improved access to specialist radiology services, including CT and MRI; Orthopaedic and fracture clinic – moved to the Lister’s outpatients department with its own dedicated radiology support. The new service, which will be supported by the Local A&E service that the East and North Hertfordshire…

Lister Emergency Department makes the first move

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

…emergency department is moving overnight on Wednesday, 28 August just next door into the new expansion at the front of the existing unit. Along with other facilities, the new department has a state-of-the-art resuscitation area to help with caring for the sickest patients – which includes an over-the-bed x-ray machine so that very ill patients can be x-rayed without the need to move them to radiology. Sheelagh Molloy, nursing services manager,…

Lister emergency department gains accreditation as designated trauma centre

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Following a national review of emergency services published by the National Confidential Enquiry in to Patient Outcome and Deaths (NCEPOD) in 2007, the East of England Trauma Network is in the final stages of its accreditation of all main emergency departments across the region. On 15 January 2013, the Trust was informed that the Lister’s emergency department had been successful in its application to become a level two trauma unit – just one…

Transformation of Lister’s emergency department nears completion

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The new children’s emergency service area within the overall and much expanded emergency department at the Lister opens to patients from 8 October. This marks the completion of the penultimate phase of the unit’s £19 million transformation, providing patients with: • A state-of-the-art resuscitation area to help with caring for the sickest patients – which includes an over-the-bed x-ray machine so that very ill people can be x-rayed simply…

Lister the Lion leaps into the children’s emergency department

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Overnight on Thursday, 10 April 2014, the next set of planned changes happen for the Lister’s emerging new £19 million emergency department, which will be ready finally by October this year. The next set of changes will see: Children’s emergency service moving to its temporary home (whilst its new longer-term location is refurbished/created) overnight on Thursday, 10 April 2014, with the service operational in its new location in…

Secretary of State for Health opens Lister’s new emergency department and ward block

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Today the Secretary of State for Health, The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, visited the Lister to open formally its new emergency department and ward block, which between them comprise the hospital’s new £40 million emergency hub. The two new facilities form part of the Lister’s £150 million transformation in to the Trust’s main hospital for emergency and inpatient care – a redevelopment programme that completed in October 2014. Health Secretary,…

School students’ art set to brighten up the Lister’s new emergency department

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Artwork produced by young people from Stevenage’s John Henry Newman Catholic School is now displayed proudly in the main waiting area of the Lister’s new emergency department, the penultimate phase of which – the children’s emergency service – opens to patients for the first time on Wednesday, 8 October 2014. The Trust has been working with the school – which specialises in the arts – for some 18 months on the project. During this period,…

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