Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A health watchdog has rated a care provider ‘inadequate’ following an inspection triggered by concerns people were receiving unsafe care from staff who were not properly trained.

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Herts County Council Care Quality Commission
Monday, September 10, 2018

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust – which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s The New QEII Hospital – has declared a ‘serious incident’ after discovering up to 14,600 patient discharge summaries may not have been sent to GPs.

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Care Quality Commission Stevenage's Lister Hospital NHS
Friday, September 7, 2018

A care agency for people living with disabilities, dementia and sensory impairments has been told it must improve after it missed visits and withheld information from an inspector.

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Care Quality Commission Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The chief executive of our region’s troubled ambulance service has announced he is to resign.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, August 31, 2018

A home which offers supported living for adults with learning disabilities has been celebrating its 40th anniversary this month.

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Care Quality Commission Stevenage
Friday, August 10, 2018

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

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Care Quality Commission NHS Stevenage
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Health watchdog inspectors have found surgery services at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital to be inadequate when it comes to being safe and well-led.

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Care Quality Commission Lister Hospital NHS Stevenage Welwyn Garden City
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.

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Care Quality Commission NHS
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Knebworth Care Home’s manager has said she is “delighted” after it scooped a positive Care Quality Commission (CQC) report.

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Care Quality Commission
Saturday, June 23, 2018

The company behind a Potton care home has pledged to quickly put things right after an inspector found it to require improvement.

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Care Quality Commission Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, June 21, 2018

A health watchdog’s inspection of a care home which had a fatal fire earlier this year has raised significant concerns over fire safety standards not being met.

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Care Quality Commission Stevenage
Sunday, June 17, 2018

A Baldock care home is having a double celebration after the completed refurbishment of its Best Friends Café coincided with receiving an overall ‘good’ rating from Care Quality Commission inspectors.

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Care Quality Commission North Herts District Council Baldock Baldock
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.

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Care Quality Commission NHS
Sunday, April 22, 2018

A Weston care home has said it has been working closely with the Care Quality Commission since an unannounced inspection ruled that it ‘required improvement’ across the board.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, April 9, 2018

A Stevenage care home which was inspected a month before a fatal fire needs to improve across the board, according to the newly-published report.

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Care Quality Commission Stevenage
Thursday, April 5, 2018

An agency which cares for vulnerable people in their own homes has been providing a service which is not always safe and does not always meet people’s needs due to staff shortages, according to a healthcare watchdog.

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Care Quality Commission
Monday, March 12, 2018

A care home has been told it ‘requires improvement’ after inspectors found some residents with unexplained skin tears and bruises.

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Care Quality Commission United Kingdom Northern Ireland
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Mental health organisations, including the county council, have revealed what key priorities they promise to focus on following a national review into children and young people’s mental health services.

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Hertfordshire County Council Care Quality Commission NHS Hertfordshire County
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 NHS
Monday, January 22, 2018

A Hitchin-based care provider that gives home support to people affected by dementia or disabilities must improve, inspectors have warned.

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Care Quality Commission Hitchin
Monday, January 15, 2018

Construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs at risk.

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Care Quality Commission Stevenage's Lister Hospital NHS Lister Hospital Network Rail United Kingdom
Saturday, November 25, 2017

A team of Hitchin carers are celebrating after inspectors gave them the highest possible rating.

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Care Quality Commission Hitchin

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