Category Archives: NHS

Westminster Labour will stand up for the NHS and public health

        If elected on May 3rd a Labour Council will fight to support a publically-funded and delivered NHS that works for all Westminster residents. Labour will instigate a review of patient access to local GPs and will work … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Urgent Care Centre – petition to take the management contract away from the failing private contractor and return it to the NHS

St Mary’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC), run by private healthcare provider Vocare Limited in the Praed Street hospital, was rated inadequate in a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report published recently. We’ve been asking people about their experiences of the Urgent … Continue reading

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Call for urgent review of standards in Westminster Care Homes

Labour Councillors have called for the Council’s Health & Social Care Scrutiny Committee to investigate the findings of a report from a ‘Which’ investigation into standards in Care Homes across the country which has revealed that Westminster is the worst … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors call for action on Health & Social Care in Westminster

Labour Councillors have called for action on Health & Social Care in Westminster and will be raising these issues at the next Council meeting on Wednesday 25th January at Porchester Hall. Labour Councillors have tabled a motion to be moved … Continue reading

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9.9% cut in money allocated for primary care patients in Westminster

Over the next five years, doctors and other primary care providers in Westminster  will see a 9.9% cut in real terms in the amount allocated per person, from £1,251 to £1,220. These figures come from the House of Commons Library Clinical … Continue reading

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A Labour Government will immediately halt further changes to the NHS in north west London

Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has announced that a Labour Government will immediately halt further changes to the NHS in north west London, including Westminster, until a full consultation, based on clinical need rather than budget pressures has taken … Continue reading

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Labour calls for extra resources for Westminster health services

Labour Councillors have called for extra resources for local health services in Westminster by urging the NHS to sell the long-derelict Samaritan Hospital site in Marylebone Road and by the City Council establishing a £20 million fund from Section 106 … Continue reading

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