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Urging Mr Hunt to Save Lewisham Hospital

This is just a quick update on the meeting that took place yesterday between South London MPs and the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt. In response to last week’s urgent question in the Commons by Lewisham Deptford MP Joan Ruddock, Mr Hunt offered to meet with MPs affected by the proposals to close [...]

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Stepping up the pressure to Save Lewisham Hospital

Earlier this week the final report of the Special Administrator appointed by Government to sort out the financial problems of the South London Healthcare Trust was published. This report, which is now with the Secretary of State for Health for a final decision at the beginning of February, proposes that Lewisham Hospital’s A&E department close [...]

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An update on the campaign to Save Lewisham A&E and maternity

The couple of weeks since my last update have been very busy for those campaigning to save Lewisham’s A&E and maternity services. Yesterday saw the close of the six-week long consultation on the draft recommendations for the South London Healthcare Trust. In the run up to the deadline, I had been encouraging as many people [...]