Friday, August 18, 2017

An out of order lift at a Wisbech health clinic caused issues for patients with mobility problems for four weeks and made staff stressed according to a local councillor.

Read more
Labour Party
Friday, August 18, 2017

Local services we receive from our councils matter a lot to all of us all and the quality of those services matters far more than which council provides them.

Read more
James Palmer
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A Cambridge neurosurgeon is one of the world’s leading experts who advises brain tumour patients across the world, from his computer.

Read more
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Friday, August 11, 2017

Eleven men – part of one family – have been convicted of modern day slavery in what Lincolnshire police who brought them to justice say is the country’s biggest investigation of its kind.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, August 3, 2017

A woman who works at Aldi in Chatteris braved the shave on Saturday to raise more than £525 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, July 27, 2017

A three year report into surgical mesh, that treats problems often caused by childbirth, has been slammed by an MP and branded a whitewash by women across the UK.

Read more
MHRA
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Traffic was stopped in Ely yesterday as ambulance crew lined up to pay their respects to a popular paramedic who died within weeks of a cancer diagnosis.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, June 8, 2017

One in three women could be suffering in silence with mesh implant problems in a women’s health scandal that has been called the biggest disaster of our time.

Read more
MHRA
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Ambulance staff in Cambridgeshire received 1,735 calls during the bank holiday weekend – an 8.3 per cent rise on the same period in 2016.

Read more
NHS
Thursday, May 25, 2017

New chief executive appointed for community care and mental health trust

Read more
Tracy Dowling
Monday, May 8, 2017

The Green Party candidate for the North East Cambridgeshire area has been announced as Ruth Johnson.

Read more
NHS
Friday, May 5, 2017

In Wisbech West the size and scale of Steve Tierney’s victory was as impressive as anywhere within the county.

Read more
Paul Clapp
Friday, May 5, 2017

Winning candidate David Connor has a list of projects he will campaign on now he’s back at Shire Hall.

Read more
Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, May 5, 2017

County council leader Steve Count pulled off a decisive victory – topping the poll by 169 votes from his running mate Jan French.

Read more
Jan French
Thursday, May 4, 2017

A family caught up in the double tragedy of their parents’ deaths have questioned why their father was charged over their mother’s death.

Read more
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Friday, April 28, 2017

A young woman from Benwick has thanked the medics credited by doctors for saving her life after she contracted bacterial meningitis.

Read more
NHS
Friday, April 28, 2017

The annual meeting of the Wisbech branch of the NHS Fellowship was held at the Rosmini Centre where 30 members attended.

Read more
Rosmini Centre
Saturday, April 22, 2017

A nurse from the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech was one of sixty runners to help raise £23,000 for the hospice at the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon.

Read more
NHS
Friday, April 21, 2017

People in Fenland are taking the most anti depressants compared to anywhere else in Britain, according to a new report.

Read more
NHS
Monday, April 17, 2017

An award winning TV presenter is, for the second time in a week, homing in on the Fens for a documentary to expose hidden scandal.

Read more
Kath Sansom
Sunday, April 16, 2017

A women’s operation using mesh implants is up to nine times riskier than warned about in patient safety leaflets in hospitals across England, according to new figures.

Read more
MHRA
Thursday, April 13, 2017

It is often said that bad luck comes in threes – and that was certainly the case on one road in Doddington yesterday.

Read more
NHS
Friday, April 7, 2017

Hospital staff have been warned they face being reprimanded if they fail to look after confidential patient information.

Read more
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sunday, April 2, 2017

As hay fever season arrives in the UK, the local NHS are urging residents to consider buying their own hay fever treatment, instead of getting it on prescription, as it costs the service over £500,000 each year.

Read more
NHS
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The social care crisis that repeatedly makes headline news places increased demands on the role of family carers.

Read more
Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group, is on our case. Well Tracy Dowling, chief officer, in the reply she gave to some of my questions seems to think so.

I beg to differ.

Read more
Tracy Dowling
Thursday, March 23, 2017

A rapist who was at Whitemoor jail has been moved to a women-only prison after having gender reassignment surgery.

Read more
NHS
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A team of five runners are taking part in a 5K obstacle course to raise money for a little girl who needs a pioneering operation for a chance of a better quality of life.

Read more
NHS
Sunday, March 12, 2017

The National Audit office has reported the failure of a scheme by the Department of Health and NHS England which was to integrate health and social care allegedly to save money and cut the rise in hospital admissions.

Read more
NHS
Friday, March 10, 2017

Bosses at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn have issued an urgent appeal for people to seek medical advice before going to A&E following a surge in admissions.

Read more
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter