Members News

Members getting involved with the Trust

Monday, June 10th, 2013

By David Brewer, head of engagement We have been busy recruiting new members over recent months and are now approaching the 10,500 mark. We are particularly excited that over two hundred 14-16 year olds have signed up since Christmas. Their ideas and enthusiasm are already making a fantastic contribution. Members have told us they particularly value learning about, and getting involved […]

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A message to our members from the Trust chairman and chief executive

Monday, June 10th, 2013

We wanted to share some news with you. The aim of the Trust is to be amongst the best in everything we do. Patients continue to be our priority. To serve them best we are making record levels of investment and reconfiguring services.    To ensure we can do a really good job and to focus all our efforts on this major project, […]

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Local pupils’ bright ideas win in Dragons’ Den

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Congratulations to the winning Inspire team from John Henry Newman school who, along with two other teams from a Year 10 design and technology class, visited the Lister to present ideas Dragons’ Den style for making hospitals more relevant and interesting to young people. The panel, comprising members of the Trust board and the pupils’ own head teacher, thought the […]

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New accessibility guide for visitors launches at the Lister

A new accessibility guide for people visiting the Lister has been launched. It provides detailed information on the hospital’s departments, wards and services – which will help improve independence and choice for visitors with and without disabilities. The Trust has worked closely with DisabledGo to provide the online resource. Last year, the Lister was assessed […]

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The Trust is recruiting two non-executives directors

The Trust is currently recruiting a non-executive director and a designate non-executive director. These are great opportunities for people to share their talents and expertise, to make a positive difference to the lives of people in their community. The successful candidates will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of health care services.  […]

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Trust receives £80,000 to provide multi-disciplinary training for maternity staff

The Trust has received £80,000 from Health Education England’s Maternity Safety Training Fund, to be spent on providing multi-disciplinary training for staff who provide care for mothers and newborn babies. Above: Trust’s maternity training team The Trust’s maternity team plan to use the money to focus on training that will improve their skills further in […]

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74 local students take part in Lister’s second annual work experience week

Lister’s second annual work experience week has taken place, with 74 local school children taking part from across Hertfordshire. The event, supported by Health Education East of England, involved members of Trust staff from a wide range of services, including stroke, maternity and cancer care. A number of fully supervised interactive activities and experiences were […]

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Diabetic eye screening team earns Purple Star for supporting people with learning disabilities

The Trust’s diabetic eye screening team has earned a Purple Star for supporting people with learning disabilities. The Purple Star, awarded by Hertfordshire County Council’s Purple Star strategy team, is earned for the delivery of high quality services that have been adjusted reasonably for adults with learning disabilities. The Trust’s diabetic eye screening team with […]

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