Posts Tagged ‘June 2018’

Research participation up by 25%

Friday, June 29th, 2018

The total number of people at the Trust taking part in research has increased by 25% when compared to last year. From left: Rishma Bhatti (research and development manager), Phillip Smith (associate director of research and development) and Anita Holme (lead research nurse) In 2017/18, 2,859 patients were entered into studies that are a part […]

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Spotting families with genetic diabetes can transform their care

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Most people have heard of type-1 and type-2 diabetes, but there are other, rarer, forms of the condition caused by a change in a single gene, known as monogenic diabetes, which affects about 3.5% of those diagnosed with the condition.  Identifying patients with monogenic diabetes, and confirming this by genetic testing, can lead to changes […]

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Spotting families with genetic diabetes can transform their care

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Most people have heard of type-1 and type-2 diabetes, but there are other, rarer, forms of the condition caused by a change in a single gene, known as monogenic diabetes, which affects about 3.5% of those diagnosed with the condition. Identifying patients with monogenic diabetes, and confirming this by genetic testing, can lead to changes […]

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ED refurbishment aims to improve patient experience

Monday, June 18th, 2018

£500,000 has been spent reshaping the Lister’s emergency department (ED) main waiting area, with the aim of improving the experience for patients. The Trust has used the money to make better use of the space available to improve patient flow. The redevelopment includes a new reception area, triage and GP rooms, and new medical equipment. […]

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ED refurbishment aims to improve patient experience

Monday, June 18th, 2018

£500,000 has been spent reshaping the Lister’s emergency department (ED) main waiting area, with the aim of improving the experience for patients.

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New app launched to support young carers

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A new app has been launched to help support young carers in Hertfordshire. The app, called Young Carers in Hertfordshire, provides information on a range of different subjects – including hospitals and mental health awareness. Above: A screenshot of the app homepage Speaking about the apps launch during Carers Week 2018, the Trust’s carers lead, […]

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New app launched to support young carers

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A new app has been launched to help support young carers in Hertfordshire. The app, called Young Carers in Hertfordshire, provides information on a range of different subjects – including hospitals and mental health awareness.

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