Thousands to receive community blood pressure testing in Hertfordshire and west Essex in a bid to combat heart disease

New funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) awarded to health and care organisations across Hertfordshire and west Essex will pave the way for a ground-breaking community based approach to detect high blood pressure.

Former minister appointed Independent Chair of Hertfordshire and west Essex STP

Paul Burstow named Independent Chair of Herts and west Essex STP

Paul Burstow – a former Minister of state for Social Care – has been appointed as Independent Chair of Hertfordshire and west Essex Sustainable Transformation Partnership (STP).  Paul, 56, will take up the part-time post on 1 December.

Work to support ‘hidden carers’ in Herts and west Essex wins national award

A partnership approach to finding and supporting Hertfordshire and west Essex’s army of hidden carers scooped a prestigious national award on Wednesday 21 November.

The 2018 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards saw organisations from across the Hertfordshire and west Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) shortlisted in six categories.

Feeling Good Week

Feeling Good Week is a Hertfordshire-wide event that encourages schools and the wider community to promote children and young people’s emotional wellbeing by raising awareness of mental health and showing where support can be accessed within the community.

From 11th – 17th February 2019, Hertfordshire County Council and partners want you to help make children and young people in Herts feel good by running your own special projects to boost their emotional and mental wellbeing.


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