Press Releases

Purple All Stars help raise sepsis awareness

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Hertfordshire’s Purple All Stars have recorded a song at the Lister to help educate people with learning disabilities about spotting the signs of sepsis.

Trust proud to support Armed Forces Community

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The Trust’s chief executive, Nick Carver, signed the Armed Forces Covenant at an event held at the Lister last week, which shows the Trust’s continuing support to the Armed Forces Community.

Experienced auditor joins Trust Board

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Hitchin resident Karen McConnell has joined the Trust as a non-executive director.

Urology consultant performs 500th robotic surgery

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Trust urology consultant Mr Nikhil Vasdev and his team performed his 500th robotic urology surgery in December. His 500 procedures have included robotic prostatectomies, bladder removals and kidney reconstructive surgeries – most of which were treatments for cancer.

Newly opened Lister MRI scanner funded by Hospital Charity

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

The Lister has a newly opened MRI scanner that will help improve patient experience. Costing £500,000, the scanner was funded by the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity and will help provide higher quality images for clinical teams. Scans will also be a lot quicker, reducing patient waiting times.

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

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.

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.

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.

Midwife wins hospital award

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Lister midwife Denny Cody has won the public nomination award at this year’s East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust staff awards. Denny was nominated by a member of the public for the sensitive support she gave a family who had lost their baby.

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