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Protect against STIs

Diagnoses of Sexually Transmitted Infections remain high across England, particularly among young people and in 2016, the majority of new STI diagnosis were in young adults aged 15-24.

Public reminded to check they’re up-to-date with MMR vaccine before Christmas celebrations and travel

Public Health England (PHE) is renewing the call for people to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine. 

Rely on prescribed medicines? Order your repeat prescription now and have a healthier Christmas

If you or a family member rely on essential medication to stay well, don’t put your health at risk, think ahead and get your request for important repeat medication into your GP or pharmacy in good time. 

CCG statement on updated ‘Fitness for Surgery’ policy

A statement on the ‘Fitness for Surgery’ policy in Hertfordshire, which updates a policy which has been in place in the area since 2012.

Investigation into reports of abuse at Hill End Hospital - St Albans

Hertfordshire Constabulary is conducting a criminal investigation into reports of physical and sexual abuse against patients who were at Hill End Hospital Adolescent Unit, St Albans, between 1969 and 1995, when the facility closed.