In January, Cheltenham GP Dr Phillip Fielding, chair of the county’s local medical committee told the Echo that Cheltenham`s A&E “will close”.
A devastating programme of A&E closures is being rolled out across England which affects 1 in 10 A&E departments. The threat to Lewisham Hospital`s A&E drew a huge local demonstration of 25,000 people earlier this year.
Where A&Es have already closed they have been replaced by minor injuries units misleadingly termed “Urgent Care Centres” by a government anxious to give false reassurance to a public who are increasingly concerned about the future of their NHS.
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gloucs / the environment / announcement Friday March 22, 2013 00:04 by Save Northern United 1 comment (last - friday march 22, 2013 07:22)
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A public meeting to celebrate Mr Lloyd's success in the High Court and to discuss the next steps in ensuring Gloucestershire retains a publicly-owned and accountable community NHS service read full story / add a comment
The Broadway Arts Festival (www.broadwayartsfestival.com), which celebrates the Cotswold village’s artistic heritage, has unveiled a fantastic line-up for this year’s event (9 to 17 June 2012), which focuses on the work of John Singer Sargent RA and the Broadway Colony*, featuring artist and garden designer Alfred Parsons RA. read full story / add a comment
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