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Local health services receive £5 million winter spending boost

It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter, and although it’s cold outside, things are hotting up in the health service. 

Putting Carers First on Carers’ Rights Day

There are around 56,000 family and friend carers in East and North Hertfordshire – that’s around 10% of the women, men and children who make up our population.

When the drugs don’t work …Patients learn about the limits of antibiotics

Since the discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming in 1929, antibiotics have transformed medicine, saving countless lives.

Are you the ‘Type’ that gets involved? Diabetic volunteers urgently needed in East & North Hertfordshire

A very special ‘type’ of volunteer is being sought to run new health support groups in our area. The CCG, with charity Diabetes UK, is to set up a network of groups for adults with Type 2 diabetes.

QEII’s Urgent Care Centre treats its 1,000th patient

The new Urgent Care Centre at the QEII hospital in Welwyn Garden City reached an important milestone last week when staff treated their 1000th patient.