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Month: March 2016

Press: KOSHH in the news, A&E waiting time targets.

The Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust have missed the government target for A&E waiting times every month since August 2015. Until recently, the government target for the percentage of A&E patients to be seen within 4 hours was 98%, but in June 2010, the Con-Dem government relaxed this target to 95%. There are a number […]

Junior doctors’ industrial action – Latest update

The British Medical Association have published the latest news on the ongoing junior doctors’ dispute, and the planned industrial action as outlined below. As stated previously (on numerous occasions), KOSHH fully supports the junior doctors in this action. You never know when you might rely on a junior doctor to save the life of you, or a loved […]

Press: Video: Epsom & St Helier Trust to end year with £28 million deficit

As we reported here and here, the Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust is forecast to end the financial year with a deficit of over 28 million pounds. The Epsom Guardian have today (22/03/2016) covered the story in some detail, and have quoted KOSHH campaigners in their article. You can read the coverage on […]

Plans for the future of Epsom & St Helier Trust to be announced in June 2016

KOSHH believes that June will see the announcement of the long feared plans to demolish Epsom, St Helier and Queen Mary’s Hospitals. The plan was first leaked during the “Traingate” incident. In the plan, the “preferred option” was to demolish Epsom, St Helier and Queen Mary’s hospital for children, and it would appear that this […]

IMPORTANT! Diary Date: 19th of March 2016 – “Buildings for our future – the next steps in our estates review”

On the 19th of March 2016 at: St Helier Hospital – 10 am, Whitehall Lecture Theatre Epsom Hospital – 2 pm, Conference Room 1 Come along to hear chief executive of Epsom & St Helier Hospitals Trust, Daniel Elkeles talk about the future of our hospital buildings. Mr Elkeles’ previous job was Senior Responsible Officer in the […]

Video: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a comprehensive free trade and investment treaty currently being negotiated behind closed doors between the EU and the USA. In February 2013, in his State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama first announced the intention to launch TTIP negotiations, and the negotiations began in July that […]

Video: Multi-talented healthcare professionals at St Helier Hospital

During the junior doctors’ strike on the 9th of March 2016, we were treated to several excellent musical performances by various healthcare professionals.   You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone BMA Rep, and junior doctor Davey Thaxter treated us to a great rendition of the Joni Mitchell classic, Big Yellow Taxi. The […]

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