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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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Healthwatch Croydon’s CEO to leave post after 18 months

Charlie Ladyman is to step down as chief executive of Healthwatch Croydon, after just 18 months in the post. Healthwatch Croydon is the body which represents NHS patients and users of social care in the borough, dealing with those who … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Croydon, annual meeting and fair, Oct 5

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Croydon GPs criticised for failure to return vital diabetes data

Croydon’s NHS GPs have an “unacceptably low” number of practices collecting and supplying data about patents’ diabetes checks, according to a national charity. The charity, Diabetes UK,  is urging Croydon’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), to ensure that they all … 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IVF treatment may be withdrawn in Croydon in NHS cuts

IVF treatment could be withdrawn from health services in Croydon as one cut-back to balance the books of the under pressure local clinical commissioning group (CCG), was yesterday placed under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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NHS patient and public involvement forum, Jul 6

The next NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group Patient and Public Involvement Forum on Wednesday July 6. The Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Forum is an opportunity for NHS Croydon CCG to share ideas with the public and learn from residents’ … Continue reading

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Hospital closure plans could put added pressure on Mayday

Plans due to be published next month could see 650,000 extra people in south-west London depending upon the already under-pressure Mayday, Kingston and St George’s hospitals for their urgent and specialist medical care. The Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals … Continue reading

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