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NEWS | Hereford County Hospital’s Accident & Emergency Department told it ‘Requires Improvement’ following recent inspection with concerns over patient safety

Following an inspection of the Emergency Department at Hereford County Hospital, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recognised its staff as very caring, although it gave the department an overall “Requires Improvement” rating due to concerns over patient safety. CQC inspectors made an unannounced three-day visit to the Emergency Department on December 5-7, and followed […]

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NEWS | Police help to escort ambulance to Hereford County Hospital after Hazardous Area Response Team called to incident in Hereford 

West Mercia Police officers helped to escort an ambulance to Hereford County Hospital this afternoon. This is after ambulance crews were called to assist NHS colleagues at a private address in the city. A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service told Your Herefordshire: “We were called at around 12.10pm to assist NHS colleagues who were treating a […]

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Two charged after porridge and jam protest

Two members of a campaign group have been charged after they poured porridge and jam on a bust of Queen Victoria and sprayed painted a rude word on the plinth at Glasgows Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum..

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Donald Trump steps closer to nomination

Former president Donald Trump continued his march toward the Republican nomination as he won caucuses in Idaho and Missouri on Saturday and swept the delegate haul at a party convention in Michigan..

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Election battle for soul of Scotland

Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross has declared that this years general election will be a battle for the soul of Scotland, as he urged pro-UK voters to unite behind his Conservative Party to defeat dud First Minister Humza Yousaf..

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New Hereford river crossing should be a priority

WITH two reports prepared by professionals (WSP October 2020 and AECON Dec 2023) supporting an eastern bridge it is surely right that the present Conservative administration now get on and support this project.

Pete Trigg Wins!

Congratulations to Pete Trigg who has been recognised as Volunteer of the year at the Hereford Times Heath & Social Care Awards 2022

This award was sponsored by Cambian

Pete Trigg has been a member of Hereford Hospital Radio for over 10 years. Pete is a natural broadcaster and his warmth and local knowledge  really inspires many to look up to him at Hospital Radio. 

Pete for a number of years has acted as mentor to many of our new members who have gone on to develop their own careers, and his ability to make radio easy is something of an art. 

Being patient, and generous with his time, both at the studio, and on the wards, Pete make a presenter feel at ease. 

'Pete and his wife have given up huge amounts of time over many years to support HHR, the patients and the community ' wrote the person who nominated him. " In early years the presenters would go around the wards before their shows and collects requests. At weekend they would help with fund raising."

Pete returns to air in March 2023