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Butterfly volunteer team needs public’s help to secure national £25,000 funding

Monday, November 7th, 2016

The team behind a new and innovative volunteer project at the Lister, which supports people in the last days of their lives, is competing with charities across the country to gain up to £25,000 from Aviva’s community funding initiative. Aviva is holding an online public vote for the charitable causes that have registered for its […]

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Butterfly volunteer team needs public’s help to secure national £25,000 funding

Monday, November 7th, 2016

The team behind a new and innovative volunteer project at the Lister, which supports people in the last days of their lives, is competing with charities across the country to gain up to £25,000 from Aviva’s community funding initiative.  Aviva is holding an online public vote for the charitable causes that have registered for its […]

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New renal services at the Lister result in better patient experience

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Following an investment of £133,500, of which £127,000 came from charitable donations, the Trust’s renal team ward 6B at the Lister now has access to two important new facilities: • The ward’s own acute renal dialysis unit, which has four haemodialysis stations; • A new renal intervention and treatment area, located alongside the ward Although […]

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New renal services at the Lister result in better patient experience

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Following an investment of £133,500, of which £127,000 came from charitable donations, the Trust’s renal team ward 6B at the Lister now has access to two important new facilities: The ward’s own acute renal dialysis unit, which has four haemodialysis stations; A new renal intervention and treatment area, located alongside the ward

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Over 40 students take part in Trust’s first work experience week

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Over 40 students from 26 schools and colleges across Central Bedfordshire, East Hertfordshire, Hertsmere, North Hertfordshire, South Cambridgeshire, Stevenage, Welwyn  Hatfield spent a week (27 June to 1 July) at the Lister hospital in Stevenage gaining invaluable work experience. All the students involved, all of whom are interested in pursuing a career as a healthcare professional, […]

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Over 40 students take part in Trust’s first work experience week

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Over 40 students from 26 schools and colleges across Hertfordshire and beyond spent a week (27 June to 1 July) at the Lister hospital in Stevenage gaining invaluable work experience. All the students involved, all of whom are interested in pursuing a career as a healthcare professional, joined the Trust’s first such work experience programme […]

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Who is your local hospital hero?

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The Trust – which includes the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals, as well as the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre – is opening its annual staff awards for nominations. Each year the Trust’s Celebration of Excellence awards are used to mark the achievements and hard work of its staff, which includes a public nomination […]

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Who is your local hospital hero?

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The Trust – which includes the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals, as well as the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre – is opening its annual staff awards for nominations. Each year the Trust’s Celebration of Excellence awards are used to mark the achievements and hard work of its staff, which includes a public nomination […]

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Plenty to be proud of in CQC inspection report of Trust’s hospitals

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published its report on the inspection of the Trust’s hospitals, which took place back in October 2015. The key findings were: Overall, the Trust was rated as requiring improvement – which was the anticipated outcome and is the rating received by nearly 70% of acute trusts inspected by […]

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Plenty to be proud of in CQC inspection report of Trust’s hospitals

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Overall requires improvement rating as expected and rated overall good for caring; two thirds of individual areas rated good or better; report highlights 19 areas of outstanding practice and six where changes need to be made; services brought together first on single hospital site – such as surgery and critical care – rated good.  

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