Category Archives: Health

St Helier Hospital charges nurses £1,200 to park at work

Hard-working and under-paid NHS staff at St Helier Hospital are forced to pay more than £1,200 a year just to use the hospital car park when they go in to work. St Helier is ranked second on a national list … Continue reading

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Keep Our St Helier campaign public meeting, Morden, Jan 30

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10,000 sign KOSHH petition against NHS hospital closures

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition opposing the closure of two local hospitals, including St Helier in Sutton. Hospital workers are convinced that Jeremy Hunt, the Tory health minister, is working on plans to close maternity and A&E … Continue reading

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NHS Trust votes for St Helier closure, despite public opposition

The Tory Government is pushing ahead with plans to close the Sutton hospital where former Prime Minister Sir John Major was born NHS chiefs in south-west London want to close all acute, emergency and maternity facilities at two large hospitals, … Continue reading

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Runners jog over to Duppas Hill for their autumn training

The beginners’ running sessions are moving from Wandle Park to Duppas Hill for the autumn evenings. With Wandle Park’s gates closing at dusk, the run group needs a new venue for the coming months, and the rolling pathways of Duppas … Continue reading

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Sign up now for the St Christopher’s Moonlight Walk

This year’s St Christopher’s Moonlight Walk takes place on October 21, starting at 8pm and is approximately four miles long and will take in the Shirley Windmill and the Addington Hills viewing platform. To take part, walkers pay £20 (children … Continue reading

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Croydon Health Walks anniversary strolls, Sep 30

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