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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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More Trust renal patients receiving transplants than ever before

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Nearly 80 renal patients were put forward for a transplant last year and received new kidneys at one of the Trusts three transplant providers, an 18% increase on the previous year.  

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More Trust renal patients receiving transplants than ever before

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Nearly 80 renal patients were put forward for a transplant last year and received new kidneys at one of the Trusts three transplant providers, an 18% increase on the previous year.   Above: The Trust’s transplant team with Dr Sarah Fluck (second left) Speaking about the team’s performance, the Trust’s clinical lead for renal transplantation, […]

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Maternity team invite mothers to come and talk about their experience

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

The Trust’s maternity team held a focus group recently, inviting mothers who gave birth at the Lister in September 2017 to come and talk about their experiences. In total, 17 mothers attended – with some bringing their children with them (including a set of twins). The event was held at the Lister Education Centre. Speaking […]

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Orthopaedics consultant receives excellence award from popular healthcare review website

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Trust consultant Stephen Tai has received a Certificate of Excellence award from healthcare review website iWantGreatCare. The awards are presented to the best clinicians in the country across a number of different specialties – including GPs, nurses and more. Above: Consultant Stephen Tai (bottom row, middle) with the orthopaedics team  Speaking about the achievement, Stephen […]

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Trust’s research team feature in prestigious journal

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The Trust’s research team has had a paper about one of their studies published in the prestigious Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology Journal. Above: Members of the team with Adie Vijoen (back row, middle), the study’s European chief investigator and Trust consultant chemical pathologist The study, led at the Trust by the study’s European chief investigator and […]

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Urology team attend BAFTA event

Monday, February 12th, 2018

The Trust’s urology team recently attended a tribute event for one of their former patients. Above: Members of the Trust’s urology team, including Dr Anand Sharma (furthest left), Helen Stoker (clinical nurse specialist, second left), Beverly Aldwinckle (urology clinic nurse in charge, second right) and James Hemmings (clinical nurse specialist, furthest right).  Ray Merrin was […]

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