Strike action ahead – information on local services
NHS staff across Hertfordshire and west Essex are appealing for the public’s support as they prepare for a 72 hour (three-day) junior doctors’ strike which will affect local services.
Carers Week 2023
Carers Week runs from Monday (5 June) to Sunday (11 June), shining a spotlight on caring, highlighting the challenges family and friend carers face, and acknowledging the huge contribution they make.
Our partners come together, creating healthy communities
Health and social care leaders and influencers from across Hertfordshire and west Essex came together recently at a conference dedicated to creating a healthier future for our communities.
Patient Participation Group Awareness Week 2023
The hugely valuable contribution of those of you involved in patient groups at your GP practice is being recognised nationally.
Welcome news for two of our hospitals
Hospitals in our area were included in government announcements yesterday about the new hospitals programme.
Primary care access recovery plan – what it means for you
The NHS and Department of Health and Social Care have recently published their delivery plan for recovering access to Primary Care.
Find out if you're at risk of type 2 diabetes
This Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, which runs until Sunday (28 May), find out whether you’re at risk of developing the condition – and if so, what you can do to reduce this.
Taking the first steps towards walking for your health
As the days grow longer, why not shake-up your exercise routine and get out-and-about more this National Walking Month?
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 2023
It is natural to feel a lot of different emotions when pregnant. But if you’re feeling sad and it is starting to affect your life, it may be time to try things that may help.
Help us help you get health help
As we go in to May there are three Bank Holidays which can put pressure on NHS services. A nurses strike is also planned for 30 April and 1 May with the bank holidays on 1, 8 and 29 May.