Purple All Stars help raise sepsis awareness

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Hertfordshire’s Purple All Stars have recorded a song at the Lister to help educate people with learning disabilities about spotting the signs of sepsis.  Sepsis is the body’s abnormal response to infection. If the early signs are not recognised and treated promptly, multiple organ failure may develop and this can be fatal. In the UK, […]

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Trust finalists in The Comet Community Awards

Friday, May 17th, 2019

The Trust had two finalists in this year’s Comet Community Awards, both competing in the Nurse/Care Worker category.  Our specialist midwife, Victoria Barton, has worked in the antenatal and newborn screening/fetal medicine team for the last 15 years and attended the awards with her sister Amy.  The short stay unit team has also been nominated […]

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‘Thank you’ to our nurses on International Nurses Day

Friday, May 10th, 2019

We are proud of our nurses and want to thank them for all they do in the lead up to International Nurses Day on Sunday 12 May – the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. We’ve enjoyed celebrating this week, showcasing your work on the launch of our new Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Strategy, […]

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Trust successfully delivers research strategy

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The Trust has successfully delivered its three-year research strategy, helping to improve patient care and experience. Beginning in 2016, the strategy promoted a research-active culture at our hospitals. In 2018/19, over 3,000 people took part in national health research at the Trust – a 91% increase from before the introduction of the strategy. It has […]

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Neonatal nurse appears on BBC show to share battle with anorexia

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Lister neonatal nurse Hannah Robinson appeared on national television earlier this month to talk about her experience fighting anorexia nervosa. Hannah told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme that she first began suffering from the eating disorder when she just 15-years-old. Above: Neonatal nurse Hannah Robinson  Hannah said: “My history with anorexia wasn’t widely known and […]

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Trust consultant elected as president of The Royal College of Radiologists

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Jeanette Dickson, consultant clinical oncologist at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, has been elected as president of The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). She will begin her role in September 2019 and will serve for a three-year period, succeeding Dr Nicola Strickland.  Above: Jeanette Dickson  Speaking about her appointment, Jeanette said: “I feel very privileged […]

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Surgeons from around the world attend Lister training course

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Surgeons from around the world joined Mr George Mochloulis (pictured furthest left), consultant head and neck surgeon, for his second advanced thyroid monitoring course at the Lister. The surgeons had a day of training, including lectures and a live surgical demonstration. Trust consultant Mr George Mochloulis said: “Thyroid surgery is a common surgical procedure for […]

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Trust proud to support Armed Forces Community

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The Trust’s chief executive, Nick Carver, signed the Armed Forces Covenant at an event held at the Lister last week, which shows the Trust’s continuing support to the Armed Forces Community. Nick co-signed the Covenant with Lt Col Mary Read, commanding officer of 254th Medical Regiment, and Jane McCue, honorary colonel of 254th Medical Regiment […]

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Hospital Charity helps drive research at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Nurses, midwives and allied healthcare professionals at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust have been invited to apply for a number of fellowship opportunities that are being funded by the Hospitals’ Charity. Above from left to right: Rachael Corser, director of nursing, Anne Hunt, senior sepsis nurse and Jacqueline Attrill, learning and development lead […]

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Trust selected as first European site for bladder cancer study

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Following a competitive selection process, the Trust has been chosen by KDx Diagnostics as the first European site to lead a study looking into whether KDx’s UroX Biomarker can help improve diagnosis and outcomes for patients with bladder cancer. A biomarker is a measurable indicator of the severity or presence of a disease. Trust urology […]

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