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Tories starve Weston Area Health Trust of £500,000

by patrickkeating on 26 September, 2019

As local NHS bosses make crucial decisions about the future of Weston’s hospital, the Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing Weston Area Health Trust paid over £500,000 in interest on outstanding debt since 2016.    Former Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, warned taxpayers money being spent “lining the Government’s coffers instead of […]

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Tory cuts to blame for Weston Hospital capacity crisis.

by patrickkeating on 4 January, 2019

An article in this week’s Weston Mercury shows further illustrates how our local NHS services are under serious pressure and stretched to capacity. These figures shows the pressure our local NHS is under, with patients stuck in ambulances outside A&Es and many hospitals suffering from a severe lack of beds. The Tory government is to […]

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The campaign to protect Weston-super-Mare’s Accident and Emergency unit and reinstate overnight services received a boost on the first anniversary of overnight closure this week. Liberal Democrat Leader, Sir Vince Cable, has given his support to local campaigners fighting NHS cuts. Sir Vince said: “The overnight closure of Weston-super-Mare’s emergency unit is another symptom of […]

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