Category Archives: Purley Hospital

Gap in hospital provision that stretches district nurse service

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The services provided at Purley Hospital assume that patients only need treatment from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday. This glaring gap in provision is stupidity, says PAT GAUGE Purley Hospital’s GP Hub is not funded to do … 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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IVF treatment may be withdrawn in Croydon in NHS cuts

IVF treatment could be withdrawn from health services in Croydon as one cut-back to balance the books of the under pressure local clinical commissioning group (CCG), was yesterday placed under “special measures” by Jeremy Hunt’s [sic] Department of Health. As … Continue reading

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Croydon NHS Trust and CCG placed in ‘special measures’

Croydon’s medical services were dealt a double whammy this morning, when it was announced that the two bodies which run the area’s hospitals and GP practices, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group, had both been placed … Continue reading

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NHS ‘engagement’ on GP hubs leaves us all with a nose bleed

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Amid the mounting controversy about the effectiveness of the NHS’s 111 phone line service and junior doctors working all hours and over weekends, the local CCG – Clinical Commissioning Group – has been putting forward a case for … Continue reading

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Watchdog is seeking volunteers to check on health services

Healthwatch Croydon, the official consumer group for local health and social care services, is seeking volunteers. They say, “We make a difference to health and social care services in the borough by receiving the views of residents, analysing the comments … Continue reading

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Capital’s cost of living leaves London short of 10,000 nurses

London’s NHS nursing shortage has got significantly worse in the past year, with more than 10,000 unfilled posts in the capital’s health trusts in 2015, according to figures published today by the Royal College of Nursing. The impact on patients … Continue reading

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