CCG, RD&E speakers at Honiton community event to begin ‘co-designing and co-producing’ local health services/activities – we need a similar meeting in Seaton too
‘To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether safeguards are in place to ensure that the new model Accountable Care Organisation contract, published by NHS England in August 2017, will not result in fewer NHS services being provided than under the traditional NHS standard contract; and if he will make a statement.’
NHS Chair: “We are more scared than we have ever been. We have the strong likelihood of hospitals being inundated with people suffering flu.”
The chairman of NHS England, Prof Sir Malcolm Grant, speaking at the national children and adult services conference in Bournemouth yesterday, said: “We face winter better prepared than we have ever been, but more scared than we have ever been. We have the strong likelihood of hospitals being inundated with people suffering flu.”
Still the right moment to have closed our community hospital beds?
Seaton Hospital page updated to show how the community raised £4 million for it over the last 3 decades
Go to https://seatonmatters.org/seaton-hospital/
A poll of healthcare leaders found that 92 per cent are concerned about their ability to cope as the colder months arrive – but Devon Conservatives know better!
They brushed aside concerns about beds in last week’s Council meeting. The Times also reports that it is too late for a cash injection to save the NHS from a winter crisis, according to a senior health official.