Media Information

Promoting the work of our Trust and our staff

In this section you can find up to date news and press releases about our Trust and hospitals

ED refurbishment aims to improve patient experience

£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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New app launched to support young carers

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 appointment text reminder service launched

1 in 10 people miss their appointment, simply because they forgot – which is why the Trust has launched a new text reminder service for the majority of outpatient appointments at the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals. More services will be included over the next few months.  Each patient will receive two free […]

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News & Media

Welcome to the News & media section of the website. Here you can find up to date news and press releases about our Trust and the four hospitals we run.

Our public affairs team:

  • Promotes the work of our Trust and staff
  • Is the first point of contact for media enquiries
  • Writes our internal publications, including the staff newsletter and magazine
  • Manages the Trust’s website
  • Produces our annual report

Useful Info

If you have a media enquiry you can contact our press office:

By telephone - 01438 285362 or 01438 285940 (normal office hours only)

By pager - 07659 103839 (available 24-hours a day)

By email - peter.gibson@nhs.net