Weston’s MP welcomes local doctors’ support for revised Healthy Weston plans, and tells protesters “Stop playing politics with local patients’ health”

Weston MP John Penrose has welcomed recently-released Weston Hospital Board papers which show the newly-revised ‘Healthy Weston’ plans for the future of Weston hospital and local healthcare have been backed by local GPs, hospital doctors and the hospital Board.  He has also welcomed the updated plans, which now include ideas proposed by the hospital consultants. The new plans will mean: ·         24/7 emergency admissions to Weston hospital…

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Mercury Article: Much needed investment will help local families waiting for all-important diagnosis

For well over a year there’s been a steady trickle of local families with autistic children coming to my weekly surgery. They’ve been having problems getting the all-important diagnosis to unlock vital extra funds and support at school. Some of them are having to wait months or even years to…

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Copy of John’s letter to the CCG calling for them to work with Consultants and hospital’s management to deliver a pilot of the Consultants’ A&E Model in Weston.

Dear Mrs Julia Ross You will remember that I wrote to you back in January asking your team to consider the innovative model for emergency treatment and care which was put forward by the Consultant Body of Weston General Hospital, and you agreed. I think your team has already met several times…

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