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Hertfordshire NHS under great pressure

Health services across Hertfordshire and west Essex are experiencing major pressures this week.  Accident and Emergency departments, the ambulance service, GP practices and community health services are all being stretched by the number of people calling on them for help. 

Practical tips for patients with respiratory illness this winter - new video

Hertfordshire and west Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) has produced a short video to highlight some key winter advice for patients with respiratory illnesses such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

New video warns of norovirus risk to hospitals and care homes

A new video has been filmed in Hertfordshire and west Essex to advise people how to cope with the symptoms of norovirus – also known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’ – and to warn of the risk that it poses to hospitals and care homes.