Friday, August 10, 2018

Our struggling ambulance service is considering using volunteers to drive frontline ambulances in a bid to tackle a staffing crisis.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Our region’s ambulance service is failing to meet legal requirements when it comes to safe care and treatment, staffing and governance – according to health watchdog the Care Quality Commission.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Child abuse charity the NSPCC is dealing with more reports of child neglect in Hertfordshire than ever before in its history.

Friday, June 29, 2018

With hate crime on the rise in Hertfordshire, young people have launched a video to raise awareness of the issue and encourage victims to speak out.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Three people were caused severe harm as a direct result of ambulance delays in our region over the winter, an independent investigation has concluded.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Our region’s failing ambulance service is to receive additional funding for an extra 330 frontline staff and 160 ambulances, in a bid to meet national standards.

Monday, May 14, 2018

An NHS trust which provides health and social care for people with mental ill health and learning disabilities has been rated as good by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission, but concerns surrounding patient safety have been raised.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The RSPCA is appealing to animal lovers in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire to play a vital role in its rescue operations.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

The general manager of the Hertfordshire Agricultural Society, whose leadership has been “instrumental in making significant positive changes” to the Hertfordshire County Show, has resigned.

Friday, March 9, 2018

The two most senior clinical directors of our region’s ambulance service have announced their departure, with the service in crisis over claims at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays over a three-week period.

Friday, February 23, 2018

We have the opportunity now to prevent children and young people experiencing poor mental health and self-harming in the future, says the chief executive of a family support charity who is asking for readers’ support in changing Government policy.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A mum whose children were victims of a sexual predator is calling for a change to the law after her appeal against the ‘unduly lenient’ sentence handed to a paedophile headteacher fell at the first hurdle because the Attorney General has no power to step in.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Our region’s ambulance service will use vehicles from private firms to help meet demand, following a risk summit triggered by concerns that at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays over Christmas and New Year.

Friday, February 2, 2018

People are being urged to sign up to become blood donors and help save lives.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Claims that at least 40 patients were either harmed or died due to delays from the region’s ambulance service over Christmas and New Year are being investigated, including one person who froze to death.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Police say they are looking into potential new leads in the unsolved murder of a teenage girl 60 years ago.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

A public consultation has been launched over a proposal to create an independent organisation to deliver Hertfordshire’s library services on behalf of the cash-strapped county council, which is struggling to balance its books.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A cat who arrived at a pet charity alone in the back of a taxi has gone on to become a therapy cat for elderly people with severe dementia.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

“Poor governance procedures” and “significant weaknesses” at the heart of Herts Valleys CCG operation.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Decisions will be made about a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire, including axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery, at a meeting on Thursday.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This is your last chance to have your say about a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire, which include axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery.

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