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Former Royal College of Nursing chief executive joins Trust Board

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

The Trust welcomes the appointment of former Royal College of Nursing (RCN) chief executive Peter Carter as a non-executive director. Peter, who has a life time’s experience in numerous healthcare leadership roles, will be a huge asset to the Trust.   

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Former Royal College of Nursing CEO joins Trust Board

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

The Trust welcomes the appointment of former Royal College of Nursing (RCN) chief executive Peter Carter as a non-executive director. Peter, who has a life time’s experience in numerous healthcare leadership roles, will be a huge asset to the Trust.    Peter was chief executive at the RCN from January 2007 to August 2015. Prior […]

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Who is your hospital hero?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

The Trust – which runs the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals, as well as the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre – is asking the public to let them know which of its staff and/or teams has really made a difference to local people.

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Who is your hospital hero?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

The Trust – which runs the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals, as well as the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre – is asking the public to let them know which of its staff and/or teams has really made a difference to local people. Supported by the Trust’s Charity, the staff awards are designed to […]

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Consultant urologist now a senior clinical lecturer at University of Hertfordshire

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Mr Nikhil Vasdev, one of the Trust’s consultant urological surgeons, is set to take up an additional role from 3 September as a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire’s school of life and medical sciences. He will be focusing on robotic urological and uro-oncological research, an area in which Nikhil has been involved […]

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Trust spearheads new carers handbook

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

A new handbook has been created to provide carers with support and signpost them to organisations for further advice and guidance.  The Trust’s carers lead, Jodie Deards, led on the project with support from local carers, NHS trusts and voluntary carer organisations, and funding from NHS England. Above: New carers handbook launch at the Lister […]

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Ear acupuncture service expands to help more cancer patients

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

The ear acupuncture service at Mount Vernon’s Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC), which was first started to help relieve side-effects of breast cancer treatment, is now being offered to patients with prostate cancer. Above: Beverly de Valois (centre) with members of the ear acupuncture service  The service began after a research study in 2003 by […]

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Big Build appeal launched to raise money for new neonatal family room

Monday, July 30th, 2018

The Lister’s hospital charity and the Neonatal Unit Families Group have launched an appeal aiming to raise money for a new neonatal family room at the hospital. The new room will provide a much larger space for families and includes a play area, kitchen and male shower facilities.

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Big Build appeal launched to raise money for new neonatal family room

Monday, July 30th, 2018

The Lister’s hospital charity and the Neonatal Unit Families Group have launched an appeal aiming to raise money for a new neonatal family room at the hospital. The new room will provide a much larger space for families and includes a play area, kitchen and male shower facilities. Above: Glyn Doggett from the Neonatal Unit Families […]

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Staff recognised for making a difference in CQC Driving Improvement report

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Two members of staff have been recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as individuals who are making a difference at their NHS Trust. The report, called Driving improvement, highlights the work Enda Gallagher (prevention and adult safeguarding nurse) and Hannah Gardner (Admiral Nurse) do to reduce patient falls and improve care for those living […]

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