Tag Archives: Purley Hospital

Gap in hospital provision that stretches district nurse service

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The services provided at Purley Hospital assume that patients only need treatment from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday. This glaring gap in provision is stupidity, says PAT GAUGE Purley Hospital’s GP Hub is not funded to do … 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IVF treatment may be withdrawn in Croydon in NHS cuts

IVF treatment could be withdrawn from health services in Croydon as one cut-back to balance the books of the under pressure local clinical commissioning group (CCG), was yesterday placed under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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Watchdog is seeking volunteers to check on health services

Healthwatch Croydon, the official consumer group for local health and social care services, is seeking volunteers. They say, “We make a difference to health and social care services in the borough by receiving the views of residents, analysing the comments … Continue reading

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Capital’s cost of living leaves London short of 10,000 nurses

London’s NHS nursing shortage has got significantly worse in the past year, with more than 10,000 unfilled posts in the capital’s health trusts in 2015, according to figures published today by the Royal College of Nursing. The impact on patients … Continue reading

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MP Philp calls meeting on Purley Hospital future, Jan 7

CHRIS PHILP, the MP for Croydon South, on his latest efforts to ensure the continuing services at Purley Hospital I have been calling for restoration of the service level at Purley Hospital’s minor injuries unit for some time. Morning opening … Continue reading

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A&Es fail to assist police with enquiries on knife crime

John Goulston, the chief executive of Mayday, could find himself summoned by Mayor of London Boris Johnson to explain why Croydon’s biggest hospital has not been helping the police with their enquiries, in a capital-wide scheme intended to help to … Continue reading

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NHS seeks your views on future services for the over-65s

NHS Croydon Clincial Commissioning Group (CCG) and Croydon Council are working together to deliver a new approach to commissioning services for people over 65, known as Outcomes Based Commissioning (OBC). “Our aim is to transform the way services are provided … Continue reading

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