Fri, 08:29

A woman who works tirelessly to support midwives and empower women during childbirth has been nominated in this year’s Comet Community Awards.

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Lister Hospital
Fri, 07:02

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.

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NHS
Wed, 07:01

Artisan bakers will be sharing the love of their loaf during Real Bread Week (Feb 24 to Mar 4), sending the message that good bread should only be made from flour, water, yeast and a little salt.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The quick-thinking actions of a man have helped save the life of his friend’s six-year-old daughter, after he recognised she had the onset of meningitis.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Inspired by his sister’s courage when told she had an inoperable brain tumour and only had months to live, a man is calling on readers to support a series of fundraising events to help the fight against the killer disease.

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Facebook
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An appeal to raise £10,000 to help a 16-year-old girl to walk again, after surgery to remove a tumour left her paralysed, has reached its target just two days after her plight was featured in the Comet.

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Sherma Batson
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A scheme to support elderly patients returning home after being discharged from hospital is being piloted in North Herts and Stevenage to help prevent bed-blocking.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

A four-hour Clubbercise Clubbathon has raised more than £11,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust - nearly double the original target of £6,000.

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Marriotts School
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.

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Barnwell School
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.

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NHS
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

An appeal has been launched to raise £10,000 to help a 16-year-old girl to walk again after surgery to remove a tumour the size of a watermelon left her paralysed.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

A newly-published author revisted her former primary school to help inspire pupils to never give up on their dreams.

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Barnwell School
Friday, February 2, 2018

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

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NHS
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Lister Hospital in Stevenage is consistently failing to provide sufficient care hours to patients, according to a national benchmark.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

All patients on the renal ward at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital are being screened after a patient known to have a ‘superbug’ was not isolated when readmitted onto the ward.

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Stevenage
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A new Admiral nurse at the East and North Herts NHS Trust is helping to provide additional support for patients with dementia and their families – thanks to funding and support from Dementia UK.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Monday, January 29, 2018

A singer from Stevenage is set to compete in BBC’s Eurovision: You Decide in a bid to represent the UK in the notoriously outlandish song contest.

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Stevenage
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.

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Care Quality Commission
Thursday, January 25, 2018

A bridal shop in Stevenage featured on E4’s Don’t Tell the Bride last night, when a stressed groom was tasked with picking the perfect dress for his fiancée for their underwater wedding.

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Manchester
Thursday, January 25, 2018

A mum whose children were victims of a sexual predator is appealing the sentence handed to a paedophile headteacher last week, angry it is unduly lenient.

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Barnwell School
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A bridal shop in Stevenage is set to feature on E4’s Don’t Tell the Bride tonight, when staff help a stressed groom pick the perfect dress for his fiancée.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A teenager from Stevenage appeared on ITV’s The Voice UK on Saturday, winning a place in the next stage of the singing competition.

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ITV
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The vascular surgery team at the East and North Herts NHS Trust has received national recognition for being the second fastest in the country for unblocking carotid arteries – a procedure which must be done quickly to reduce the risk of further strokes in patients.

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Lister Hospital
Monday, January 22, 2018

Three men have bared all - well not quite all - and made a calendar to raise money to help pay for vital physiotherapy for a nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy.

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Facebook
Monday, January 22, 2018

Acid attacks are on the increase in Hertfordshire, according to police data released under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Herts police
Sunday, January 21, 2018

Girl power is being called upon to help tackle cancer, with registration for this year’s women-only Race for Life now open.

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United Kingdom
Friday, January 19, 2018

A 12-year-old girl who suffers from depression and frequently considers committing suicide to escape her torment prompted a 3km run in Stevenage on Saturday to raise awareness of mental health problems in children.

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Stevenage
Thursday, January 18, 2018

The suspension of a doctor at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital pending an investigation by the General Medical Council has been revoked.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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

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Herts police
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The historic Fairlands Farmhouse in Stevenage could become a centre for healthy living, after the 17th century building was listed as an Asset of Community Value.

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Stevenage Borough Council

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