• Welcome to Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust 

    We provide a wide range of community healthcare services for more than 1.2 million adults and children in Hertfordshire, West Essex and East England. 

    Find out more about us

    Our services

  • Work for us 

    Everyone who works for us plays a vital role in making sure patients receive the care they deserve, and we are passionate about the communities we serve.  

    Find out what we can offer 

  • Image of a therapist working with a small child

    Our strategy 

    Our organisational strategy 2021-2025 builds on our work as an innovative, agile and caring organisation putting patients at the heart of everything we do.

    Find out more 

Image only placement

Our locations

We deliver a wide range of services in a variety of settings, including in people's homes, care homes, clinics and community hospitals across Hertfordshire, West Essex and East England. We also run the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Herts and Essex hospital in Bishop's Stortford.

Find out more about our services

HCT news

Female pharmacist serving an older man
Community pharmacy opening hours in Herts & West Essex that stock palliative medicines for August Bank Holiday 2023

Bank Holidays can affect the opening hours of local pharmacies. This document provides the opening hours for pharmacies in Hertfordshire and West Essex which stock palliative care medicines and planne...

Nursing Times Awards Finalist Image.png
HCT’s Young Carers project shortlisted for Nursing Times Award

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) Young Carers’ project has been shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times Awards in the category of Public Health Nursing. The HCT young carers’...

Integrated Heart Failure Service image July 2023
New Integrated Heart Failure Service to be rolled out in East and North Hertfordshire

A new service to help patients living with heart failure in East and North Hertfordshire will be rolled out later this year. The Integrated Heart Failure Service has been developed by colleagues ac...

A photo of an ambulance. Underneath is white text on a blue background:
Guidance during upcoming strike action

With upcoming strike action by junior doctors from 7am this Thursday 13 July until 7am on Tuesday 18 July, followed by a 48 hour strike by consultants from Thursday 20 July, people are being advi...