A new vascular hub at Stevenage's Lister Hospital has been given the go-ahead as part of the government's £1 billion investment into the NHS.
A transport service which patients rely on to take them to and from hospital appointments has been axed.
A midwife has won an award for the sensitive support she gave a grieving family after their baby died, with her nomination saying "she gave light to our darkest time".
Major problems with our hospital trust's phone lines means patients are struggling to get through, with one patient put on hold for more than two hours.
The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is asking patients to nominate their hospital heroes for this year's staff awards, which are designed to recognise good practice and compassionate care.
Health watchdog inspectors have found surgery services at Stevenage's Lister Hospital to be inadequate when it comes to being safe and well-led.