The Express Comment: Ongoing restrictions could hurt NHS, warns MP ‘We need lockdown-lite’

THE NHS will be put at risk unless the UK adopts a “lockdown-lite” approach in order to kick start the economy, former Northern Ireland minister John Penrose has said – warning of the dire implications of leaving coronavirus restrictions in place too long. Mr Penrose outlined his views yesterday in…

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John Celebrates Long-Running Campaign Victory With Financial Clean Slate For Weston Hospital

John has welcomed news that the Government has written off over £57million of Weston hospital’s historic debts; a move which marks a victorious end to the long-running campaign to make the hospital sustainable for the future.   John said: “For years, Weston hospital struggled financially, with annual budget over-runs because it couldn’t…

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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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