Tag Archives: National Health Service

Mayday! Mayday! Croydon hospital among the country’s worst

Well, if you weren’t gloomy enough about life in Croydon already, as shown by the Prime Minister’s “happiness index” published yesterday, today’s news about the standards of our country’s hospitals, and Mayday in particular, will really cheer you up. Not. … Continue reading

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Mayday Hospital’s care record warrants closer inspections

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Are we, as patients, safe in the hands of the NHS? DAVID CALLAM welcomes moves for more stringent, and transparent, scrutiny  Is Croydon’s Mayday Hospital a completely safe place in which to be treated? Or is it badly … Continue reading

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One lump or two? Learning to live with cancer

STEVEN GAUGE is having to make adjustments, and hopes that you can help So it turns out that Mrs Gauge has breast cancer. Not only does she have to put up with the huge inconvenience and embarrassment of being married … Continue reading

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Purley’s £11m hospital scheme sweeps value under the carpet

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The much-needed redevelopment work at Purley Hospital may not be money well-spent. And DAVID CALLAM is not surprised Work continues on the £11 million refurbishment of Purley Hospital. The new-look NHS facility will re-open later this year in … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Village Fair: July 6

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Community group stages Park Hill Park meeting: June 20

The South Croydon Community Association is staging a public meeting, open to all, to discuss Park Hill Park. The meeting will take place from 7pm on June 20 at St Peter’s Church House, Heathfield Road (behind Arundel House, just down … Continue reading

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No news is good news as BID is living in the past

“A warm welcome to Croydon Town Centre”, the slick website of Croydon’s Business “Improvement” District says. To illustrate this it is using a picture of the sadly missed Warehouse Theatre, which closed more than a year ago for lack of … Continue reading

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