Most planned operations and appointments are going ahead at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s QEII despite advice from NHS England to postpone them in order to ease winter pressures.
I had the pleasure of being invited along to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital on to meet the bubbly and enterprising pupils from a school for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties taking part in their amazing charity project.
A piece of surgical equipment was left inside a patient following an operation at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, highlighting potential weaknesses in how the organisation manages fundamental safety processes.
Loving parents from Walkern will not have their dear 10-year-old son Lennon Ruffles with them as a pageboy when they walk down the aisle on their wedding day after he sadly passed away last Thursday. Little Lennon Ruffles had an array of extremely complex medical conditions, and needed round the clock care.