Archive for August, 2017

World expert in robotic surgery operates at the Lister

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Dr Karel Decaestecker, a world expert in robotic bladder cancer surgery, visited the Lister last week to share his skills and expertise with Trust consultant Nikhil Vasdev and the urology team. Together they performed two cystectomies and advanced urinary reconstruction techniques robotically on bladder cancer patients. Dr Decaestecker is the head of clinic for the […]

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World expert in robotic surgery operates at the Lister

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Dr Karel Decaestecker, a world expert in robotic bladder cancer surgery, visited the Lister last week to share his skills and expertise with Trust consultant Nikhil Vasdev and the urology team. 

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New volunteer role helps patients requiring extra support at cancer centre

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

A new ‘buddy’ volunteer support role has launched at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, to assist patients who require extra support with attending their appointments or cancer treatments.

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New volunteer role helps patients requiring extra support at cancer centre

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

A new ‘buddy’ volunteer support role has launched at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, to assist patients who require extra support with attending their appointments or cancer treatments. A ‘buddy’ volunteer will act as a host for visitors to the centre and they will provide guidance and support in a number of different ways, including by: […]

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New renal peer support role is a first in the East of England

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Renal patient Dom Willison has joined the Trust in a new role to provide one-to-one support for people going through dialysis treatment at the Trust’s renal units. It’s the first time that a renal patient has been recruited into this role in the East of England.

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New renal peer support role is a first in the East of England

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Renal patient Dom Willison has joined the Trust in a new role to provide one-to-one support for people going through dialysis treatment at the Trust’s renal units. It’s the first time that a renal patient has been recruited into this role in the East of England. The peer support facilitator role, which has been funded […]

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Trust in to top 50 NHS organisations in the country for research studies

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

According to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is now in the top 50 research active hospitals in the country.

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Trust in to top 50 NHS organisations in the country for research studies

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

  According to the annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Activity League Table, published today, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is now in the top 50 research active hospitals in the country. Research teams at the Trust carried out 122 studies and increased the number of participants recruited from 1,612 (2015/16) […]

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