Case study: In early 2016, Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow was unable to recruit consultants for its stroke unit and not enough patients with strokes were being treated at the hospital to sustain a specialist stroke centre.
To improve stroke care, a specialist stroke centre has been developed at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, staffed by a stable, expert workforce, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
NHS England has launched an 8 week consultation on radiotherapy services. The consultation is seeking feedback on a new specification for adult radiotherapy services.
The Trust is supporting the end pyjama paralysis campaign, which aims to improve recovery times by encouraging patients to keep active.