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More funding bid plans to transform ambulance estates

Ambulance bosses have revealed plans to overhaul several stations if a Government funding bid of nearly £40m is successful.

Outdated buildings will be replaced at Harlow, Colchester and Basildon in Essex; Ipswich, Barton Mills and Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk; King’s Lynn in Norfolk; Cambridge and Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire; and Bedford.

Multi-million-pound gift for ambulance service

A £6.5 million injection of capital funding will support the region’s ambulance service to improve facilities and services for its crews.

It means the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) will be able to fast-forward plans to improve their fleet preparation, supply and estate operations. EEAST applied for funding as part of a nationwide funding boost for the NHS’s 70th birthday from the Department of Health and Social Care.

CCG rated outstanding…again!

East and North Hertfordshire CCG, the organisation which plans, pays for and monitors health services for local people is celebrating being rated ‘outstanding’.

In the latest national assessments for 2017/18, published today by NHS England, the CCG was awarded the top rating for the second year in a row, one of only 13 CCGs across the country to achieve this.

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust among the best performing trusts for organ donation

Thirty-three patients have received life-saving or life changing transplants thanks to the hard work of trust staff who led sensitive conversations with relatives about organ donations. We are one of the best performing trusts for the quality of care in organ donation when compared to similar trusts.

Butterfly volunteers win NHS 70 birthday parliamentary awards

Congratulations to East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust’s Butterfly volunteers honoured in parliament as part of a special, one-off competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.

The team, who sit with dying patients, won the Care and Compassion Award in the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards having been nominated by Sir Oliver Heald QC MP. They are funded by the hospital charity.

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