Category Archives: Croydon NHS Trust

Union leader: ‘Our social services are on their knees’

There is a crisis in the nation’s social care system after “years of chronic underfunding” which has “left many parts of the service on its knees”, according to the head of one of the country’s largest public service workers’ unions. … Continue reading

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Mayday Hospital whistleblower vindicated by Appeal Court

A senior cardiologist who was sacked from his job at Mayday Hospital after he complained that decisions over staffing had led to the death on the operating table of one of his patients has won his six-year battle against the … Continue reading

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Under-threat St Helier only London hospital to hit A&E target

St Helier was the only NHS hospital trust in the capital with an accident and emergency department which actually met its waiting time targets, according to the most recent data available. St Helier, of course, is under constant threat of … Continue reading

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Mayday taken out of special measures, but more cuts to come

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, the body responsible for Mayday and Purley Hospitals, has been taken out of financial special measures, it was announced yesterday. According to the press release issued last night by the Croydon NHS Trust, it has … Continue reading

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NHS Mayday: south London hospitals among 20 on Black Alert

The largest NHS hospitals in Croydon and Sutton have this week had to resort to providing medical care for adults on children’s wards, amid the gathering crisis in England’s healthcare system. The Epsom and St Helier Trust, which manages the … Continue reading

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Fiddling the figures won’t help to save our NHS

CROYDON COMMENTARY: NHS bureaucrats try to deny that they are planning significant closures to south London’s hospitals, while working on a plan which offers two ‘hypotheses’, neither of which include maintaining all five of the current sites. Here ANDY FORD, … Continue reading

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Not one but two south London hospitals now under threat

Just when you thought that Tory cuts to the NHS in this part of London could not get worse, they do. Health correspondent JAMES KILLDARE has seen the secretive STP report which could doom St Helier and St George’s, Tooting … Continue reading

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