Category Archives: St Mary’s Hospital

Just one bed free for emergency patients at St Mary’s this Christmas

        According to the ‘Westminster Extra’: ONLY one emergency bed was spare at St Mary’s Hospital throughout the entire Christmas period, official stats have revealed. NHS England data shows winter pressure is getting out of control with … 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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Still time to protect ambulance access to St Mary’s Hospital

Westminster Labour have long called for Westminster Council’s planners and the developers of the Paddington Cube to think again about the impact the Cube will have on the nearby hospital as a new access road could have an impact on … Continue reading

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A prescription for our ailing health & social care services

Westminster Labour Group have produced a short new report setting out some of its deep concerns about the future of the NHS and Adult Social Care in Westminster. It brings together Labour’s existing campaigning priorities on these issues, with new … Continue reading

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Paddington Shard proposals fail to deliver for local people says Westminster Labour Group

The rushed plans for a new mega-tower on the old Royal Mail sorting office site next to Paddington Station fails to deliver for local residents, Westminster Labour Group argues. In its response to the planning application Labour set out a … 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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Karen Buck MP writes to Imperial NHS Trust about the impact of A&E closures on St Mary’s Hospital A&E

Karen Buck MP’s letter Dr Tracey Batten, Chief Executive, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Dear Tracey, I was very concerned to read the recent article Evening Standard which confirms my fears about the impact of dramatically reducing West London A+E … Continue reading

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