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ED refurbishment aims to improve patient experience

Monday, June 18th, 2018

£500,000 has been spent reshaping the Lister’s emergency department (ED) main waiting area, with the aim of improving the experience for patients. The Trust has used the money to make better use of the space available to improve patient flow. The redevelopment includes a new reception area, triage and GP rooms, and new medical equipment. […]

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ED refurbishment aims to improve patient experience

Monday, June 18th, 2018

£500,000 has been spent reshaping the Lister’s emergency department (ED) main waiting area, with the aim of improving the experience for patients.

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New app launched to support young carers

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A new app has been launched to help support young carers in Hertfordshire. The app, called Young Carers in Hertfordshire, provides information on a range of different subjects – including hospitals and mental health awareness. Above: A screenshot of the app homepage Speaking about the apps launch during Carers Week 2018, the Trust’s carers lead, […]

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New app launched to support young carers

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A new app has been launched to help support young carers in Hertfordshire. The app, called Young Carers in Hertfordshire, provides information on a range of different subjects – including hospitals and mental health awareness.

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New appointment text reminder service launched

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

1 in 10 people miss their appointment, simply because they forgot – which is why the Trust has launched a new text reminder service for the majority of outpatient appointments at the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals. More services will be included over the next few months.  Each patient will receive two free […]

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Urology team joins major bladder cancer trial

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Being a recognised high-quality service that sees a large number of patients, the Trust’s urology team has been successful in joining the prestigious iROC clinical trial. This is a phase III multi-centre, randomised controlled trial to compare the efficacy of robotically assisted radical cystectomy and intracorporeal urinary diversion with open radical cystectomy surgery in patients with bladder cancer. […]

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Staff praised for coming to pedestrian’s aid

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Three members of staff have been praised by the Trust’s chief executive, Nick Carver, and Hertfordshire Police after coming to the aid of a woman who fell and hit her head in Stevenage’s Old Town during the Easter bank holiday weekend. Staff nurse Holly Clarke, pre-registration pharmacist Kerrianne Clinton and newborn hearing screener Chloe Edwards […]

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Trust invites local charities to help support Autism Awareness Week

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The Trust’s paediatric team has invited other local organisations to join them and help support Autism Awareness Week this week. The team will have stands in the Lister’s main entrance corridor and at the New QEII hospital to raise awareness of the disability that affects over 70,000 people in the UK. They will be supported […]

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Trust awarded for commitment to patient safety by the National Joint Registry

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The Trust has been awarded a ‘Quality Data Provider’ certificate by the National Joint Registry (NJR), after successfully completing a national programme of local data audits. The award scheme aims to recognise and reward best practice, highlight the importance of quality data collection, and help show that better data collection leads to better patient care. […]

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More Trust renal patients receiving transplants than ever before – Scott and Vicki’s story

Monday, March 26th, 2018

In May 2014, Barton-le-Clay resident Scott Morgan began to experience painful cramps all over his body after playing football one afternoon. He knew something wasn’t right and booked an appointment to see his GP. A day later, he was brought into hospital after blood tests revealed that he was in the early stages of kidney […]

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