Tag Archives: NHS

‘We’re scared. But we’re here for you. Help us – stay indoors’

After 14-hour night shifts for the past two weeks, often covering for colleagues who are ill or self-isolating, one senior healthcare practitioner from Croydon working at a large London hospital – though not Mayday – offers their perspective on dealing … Continue reading

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Council mobilises volunteers to deliver support to the needy

Our Town Hall reporter, KEN LEE, on the latest special measures being taken by Mint Walk to deal with the covid-19 emergency Croydon Council took on a key emergency responsibility yesterday as the coronavirus emergency lockdown entered its second week. … Continue reading

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Philp in car-crash TV interview over cancer waiting times

This morning’s General Election headlines were all about Bullshit Boris Johnson attempting to run a damage limitation operation after a series of political disasters yesterday. And then Tory Central Office decided to wheel out Chris Philp for a slot on … Continue reading

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The Great NHS Heist, Croydon TUC, Ruskin House, Sep 13

Dr Bob Gill is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Croydon Trades Union Council, being staged next week, when he will address the issue of The Great NHS Heist. Dr Gill, a GP working in Sidcup, has … Continue reading

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Fight for the NHS protest, Mayday Hospital, Mar 3

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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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