Category Archives: Foxley Lane

Tory MP joins campaign against NHS cuts to baby milk

Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for Croydon South, has joined the campaign started by Inside Croydon reader Kerstie Smith to persuade the local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group to reverse its decision to stop prescribing formula milk for infants with allergies. … Continue reading

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Taking the milk from babies is an NHS cut too far

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Our under-funded NHS has chosen to make cuts which will adversely affect women, as KIRSTIE SMITH, pictured, knows very well from her own experience The decision of Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group, or CCG, to stop prescribing specialist baby … Continue reading

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NHS cuts prescribed baby milk and closes women’s refuge

NHS chiefs in Croydon confirmed last night that they are going ahead with another £30million-worth of cuts to local services, meaning that local GPs will no longer be able to prescribe gluten-free products, vitamin D for maintenance, self-care medications and … 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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Hundreds sign up to petition to save Foxley Lane

A petition has been launched calling for the Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group to drop its plans to close the Foxley Lane women’s mental health respite centre. The online petition has already attracted more than 500 signatures in just a few … Continue reading

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Please don’t close Foxley Lane. It saves women’s lives

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Officials in charge of the NHS locally are proposing a range of cuts to services, including the closure of a women’s mental health refuge at Foxley Lane. TANYA McMURRAY, pictured right, says they would be wrong to do … Continue reading

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