About Us

Here at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide.

Our 5,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care at:

Some quick facts about us

We run the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, one of the country’s top five cancer treatment centres, which provides specialist radiotherapy services along with chemotherapy for local people. The Lister also provides chemotherapy services through the Lister Macmillan Cancer Centre.

We treat around 500,000 people a year.

Around 5,500 babies are born in one of our hospitals each year our emergency department service sees around 130,000 people each year.

We employ some 5,000 staff.

We have some 720 inpatient beds (principally at the Lister, but also the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre).

Our annual income is around £375 million.

The Trust was formed in April 2000 with responsibility for managing Hertford County, the Lister and the QEII (since renamed as the New QEII) hospitals. In April 2005 we also gained responsibility for managing the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.

Our Values

Our values underpin everything we do:

We put our patients first

We strive for excellence and continuous improvement

We value everybody

We are open and honest

We work as a team

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