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Watchdog demands urgent meeting with Virgin over Mayday

Healthwatch Croydon, the recently established independent health and social care watchdog in the borough, is pressing for an urgent meeting with the Virgin Care subsidiary which runs the Urgent Care Centre at Mayday Hospital, following serious concerns expressed over its … Continue reading

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Under-staffed Mayday remains accident waiting to happen

Mayday has just had its latest check-up and the local hospital is still a long way short of being given a clean bill of health, with the Chief Inspector of Hospitals expressing “very serious concerns” over staffing levels and safety … Continue reading

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Have you been hit by benefits cap? The BBC wants to know

Do you live in Croydon and are affected by the changes in social security payments, specifically the benefits cap? Nina Robinson is a BBC journalist making a radio documentary for World Service and she wants to speak to anyone who … Continue reading

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Carehome support came from nurse who left job two years ago

Inside Croydon has discovered that one of the letters submitted in support of the controversial hospital development at Higher Drive in Kenley was “signed” on behalf of an inner London NHS hospital by a nurse who has not worked there … Continue reading

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Higher Drive celebrates as latest hospital plan is rejected

The bunting was out on Higher Drive in Purley yesterday, and not just to celebrate the royal wedding. Residents had another cause to celebrate, after Thursday night’s planning meeting at the Town Hall rejected the latest planning proposal from Fairlie … Continue reading

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