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Ophthalmology gain Purple Star

Monday, December 17th, 2018

The Lister’s ophthalmology team is celebrating after being presented with the Purple Star Award. Above: The Purple Star Award was presented to Mr Michael Toma (consultant ophthalmologist and clinical director), Gavin Howcroft (expert by experience) and Louise Jenkins (strategic liaison nurse from the health liaison team) The Purple Star, awarded by the health liaison team […]

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Ophthalmology gain Purple Star

Monday, December 17th, 2018

The Lister’s ophthalmology team is celebrating after being presented with the Purple Star Award. The Purple Star, awarded by the health liaison team at Hertfordshire County Council, was given for the improvements the ophthalmology team has made to make sure the service they provide for patients with learning disabilities is adjusted to suit their needs

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Vascular hub and renal unit given go-ahead

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The go-ahead has been given for the creation of a new vascular network in Hertfordshire and west Essex, as well as for the relocation of the renal dialysis unit based at the Luton and Dunstable hospital. The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, made the announcement as part of a £1 […]

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Vascular hub and renal unit given go-ahead

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The go-ahead has been given for the creation of a new vascular network in Hertfordshire and west Essex, as well as for the relocation of the renal dialysis unit based at the Luton and Dunstable hospital.

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Youngster’s bid to bring Christmas cheer to the Lister

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

This year, Alfie aged nine from Letchworth, is helping to bring Christmas cheer to children at the Lister. He has generously donated £100, a gift from his granny, to the Bluebell ward at the hospital where he was treated for leukaemia.

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Youngster’s bid to bring Christmas cheer to the Lister

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

This year, Alfie aged nine from Letchworth, is helping to bring Christmas cheer to children at the Lister. He has generously donated £100, a gift from his granny, to the Bluebell ward at the hospital where he was treated for leukaemia. Alfie was two years old when he received his diagnosis and spent the next […]

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Generous donations fund advanced urology equipment at the Lister

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Urology procedures carried out at the Lister will be made much easier thanks to new equipment purchased from donations by The Twin Towns Cycling Group and another donor.

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Generous donations fund advanced urology equipment at the Lister

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Urology procedures carried out at the Lister will be made much easier thanks to new equipment purchased from donations by The Twin Towns Cycling Group and another donor. The new state-of-the-art equipment, which is worth around £37,000, will enable procedures to take place in clinic, outside the usual main theatre environment; removing the need for […]

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Lights, camera, action! Movie afternoons help improve patient experience

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Movie afternoons have been introduced for inpatients at the Lister to help improve their experience and keep them active. Taking place in the chapel, patients and their visitors have been treated to movies such as Matilda and Pride and Prejudice. Christmas movies have also begun this month in the lead up to the festive season. […]

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Diabetes team turn local landmarks blue for World Diabetes Day

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

To help promote World Diabetes Day yesterday (14 November), which is a World Health Organisation initiative, the Trust’s diabetes team worked with councils and the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation to turn local landmarks blue – including Leys Avenue and Colonnade fountains in Letchworth, and the Welwyn Garden City clock tower on the council offices. […]

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