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Please don’t take norovirus into hospitals or care homes

If you have norovirus - also known as the winter vomiting bug - please don't visit relatives in hospital or care homes if you’ve been sick or had diarrhoea in the last 48 hours.  The bug spreads easily and can make patients very poorly.  

Make your Christmas a dementia-friendly family celebration

Christmas is a time when good friends and family enjoy spending time together.  A huge amount of effort and expense goes into making everyone feel welcome and comfortable.  

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.

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