People in southern parts of Hertfordshire are being alerted to look out for and report caterpillars of the oak processionary moth (OPM), which could be damaging oak trees in the area and because their hairs can cause itching skin rashes and other health problems.
Downing Street adviser visits trailblazing care home
04 May 2016
Nick Seddon, special adviser on health to Prime Minister David Cameron, was in Baldock on Friday checking out a unique partnership that is helping frail elderly people to stay well and avoid being admitted to hospital.
For more than 3,000 people in east and north Hertfordshire, ‘home’ is one of 92 care homes. Our ‘vanguard’ project aims to provide planned, proactive and preventative support in the community for frail, elderly care home residents and those with multiple, complex and long-term conditions.