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London Chief Nurse urges careful planning over bank holidays

With a slew of bank holidays coming up in the coming month, the capital’s Chief Nurse is urging Londoners to plan your health needs carefully. The first bank holiday is May Day on Monday, but there’s also a 48-hour strike … Continue reading

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Covid emergency ‘surge hub’ is to be built in south London

England is hurtling towards a New Year surge of covid positive cases, thanks in large measure to the do-nothing government of Boris Johnson refusing to implement additional precautions over the Christmas period, coupled with its failure to supply enough testing … Continue reading

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Government cuts £100m from budget for new Sutton hospital

Plans for a new hospital in Sutton have been hit after the government wrote to the local NHS Trust to advise that they would be cutting their contribution to the £511million build costs by around a quarter. The plans to … Continue reading

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Croydon in area with country’s highest coronavirus death rate

The vital need for Croydon residents to follow government advice to stay at home except for essential travel in order to save lives – including their own – has been underlined by data published by the Health Service Journal. The … Continue reading

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‘Cancer forced me to dance with the shadow of fear’

Occasional Inside Croydon contributor SUSAN OLIVER, pictured left, has not written for us for a while. Here she explains why Winter 2013 was lousy for me. And then it got a whole lot worse. The downturn started last November. I … Continue reading

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