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Closure of 68 London ambulance stations ‘will put lives at risk’

Cost-cutting plans to close every local ambulance station in the capital will put lives at risk, according to one leading London MP. The London Ambulance Service’s plan has been reported today by The Guardian. They report, “The London Ambulance Service … Continue reading

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Government cuts £100m from budget for new Sutton hospital

Plans for a new hospital in Sutton have been hit after the government wrote to the local NHS Trust to advise that they would be cutting their contribution to the £511million build costs by around a quarter. The plans to … Continue reading

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Tories choose NHS’s birthday to sound death knell for St Helier

The Tory government chose the weekend of the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the NHS to sound the death knell for acute services at St Helier Hospital, and at Epsom Hospital in Surrey. A 25-year-long battle to maintain and … Continue reading

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St Helier’s NHS Trust ‘requires improvement’ says CQC

The trust which runs St Helier Hospital’s accident and emergency department is still rated “requires improvement”, following a return inspection by the Care Quality Commission. The CQC rated Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust as “Good” overall following … Continue reading

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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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