£500,000 Mental Health Investment For Young People Following MP’s Campaign

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed a significant half-a-million pound investment in North Somerset mental health services for children and young people. The money comes after John noticed an alarming increase in the number of parents contacting him about long delays in getting mental health support for their children. In…

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Twelve long months since Weston hospital’s A&E had to close at night. What’s happening?

It’s been twelve long months since Weston hospital’s A&E had to close at night. The problem isn’t money; they’ve already got the budget to run 24/7. It’s staff, because they can’t hire enough specially-qualified people to work safely during the small hours. To be fair, the hospital and ambulance service…

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