Further to the story which we covered here and the Epsom Guardian article detailed here and here, the Epsom and St Helier Trust have issued an “Open Letter” to the Epsom Guardian, the text of which you can find here and it is reproduced in full below for your reference: This open letter questions a […]
Tag: St Helier Hospital
Epsom Guardian cover the “Grant” to provide maternity weight-loss service
Trust announces “Grant” of £46k to help maternity patients lose weight – and a private provider is involved
Why you should be in Balham this Tuesday night
Why you should be in Balham this Tuesday night KOSHH campaigner Colin Crilly writes about why everyone who cares about the NHS should attend a public meeting this Tuesday night (27 October) at 7.30pm in Balham: If you believe all that you read and see in the media, you would be forgiven for thinking that […]
Update on our meeting with Merton CCG!
Update on our meeting with Merton CCG! KOSHH campaigners had planned to meet with Merton CCG on 13 October. However, we have decided to postpone the meeting until after the Merton CCG has release its public response to the Epsom-St Helier Estates Review document. Click here to read the document for yourself. In September, we […]
KOSHH in the news! Featuring Tom Brake MP making curious statements…
KOSHH in the news! Featuring Tom Brake MP making curious statements… KOSHH has made it to the front page of today’s Sutton Guardian. It is always encouraging to get coverage in the media although we wish the future of our local health services was assured and we didn’t have to keep waking people up to […]
Merton CCG AGM: KOSHH’s concerns
Merton CCG AGM: KOSHH’s concerns We attended the Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual General Meeting last Thursday night and our concerns for the future of St Helier Hospital remain as strong as ever. The AGM organisers called for questions in advance. Despite this, the only questions submitted were from KOSHH. Our first question was […]
SAVE THE DATE! KOSHH pub quiz! Thursday 1 October!
SAVE THE DATE! KOSHH pub quiz! Thursday 1 October! KOSHH is holding a pub quiz to raise awareness about our campaign and funds to help us spread the word and fight to keep our local hospitals open. We always have a lot of fun at our pub quizzes and the quiz mistress is already busy […]
Summer houses on the NHS? Cutting through the news reports with questions for our CCGs!
Summer houses on the NHS? Cutting through the news reports with questions for our CCGs! Sky News led its bulletin this morning with attention-grabbing headlines about summer houses, holidays and sat-navs being funded by the NHS. Sky News didn’t actually research the story themselves – that was done by Pulse magazine, which investigated how personal […]
CCGs (or why campaigning to save the local hospitals is so hard…)
CCGs (or why campaigning to save the local hospitals is so hard…) Campaigning to save your local health services often feels like being at the foot of a mountain. You start to climb, you feel like you’ve made some progress, and then someone at the top of the mountain drops a giant bucket of mud […]