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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Weston Mercury: Tens of thousands of people want Weston General Hospital to retain maternity and postnatal services

Tens of thousands of people want Weston General Hospital to retain maternity and postnatal services, with expectant mothers fearful they will not get the care they want in the town. A petition calling for pregnant women to have the choice of giving birth in Weston has achieved more than 27,000…

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