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New trust chief executive ‘returns’ to her home town and county

Christine Allen

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s new chief executive is a Watford-born high achiever, with an impressive track record as a leader in the NHS.

Christine Allen is currently the chief executive at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. During her five years in this role, she led the trust towards its first overall CQC rating of ‘good’, followed by a second ‘good’ rating which was announced just last week.

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.


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