Category Archives: St Helier Hospital

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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‘I know which hospital is to close’ boasts rookie Tory candidate

The Tory Party does have plans to close one of south London’s large NHS hospitals if they win the General Election on June 8 – that’s according to the Conservatives’ candidate in Croydon North. Samuel Kasumu made the stunning admission … Continue reading

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Scully and Sutton Tories sent scrambling over St Helier plans

JAMES KILLDARE, our health correspondent (recently successfully put out to tender), reports on a growing row in Sutton over the Conservatives’ opaque plans for one of the area’s largest NHS hospitals It started so casually, with Sutton’s two MPs together … 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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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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