Author: Ian Johnson

Save the Alex Press Release 05/05/15- Two Faced MP

    Two Faced MP?   Save The Alex is apolitical, but has and always will hold politicians and political hopefuls to account regarding their views on the future of services at the Alex.     Karen Lumley supported the Save the Alex Campaign last time services were are at risk (2005-2008) and in July […]

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Save the Alex Press Release 28/04/15

SAVE THE ALEX LINK WITH THE “DARLOMUMS”   Save the Alex have connected with the national campaign group 999 Call for the NHS. Actor/Director Steven Carne will be speaking on behalf of 999 Call for the NHS at this Saturday’s “Save Our Services” rally being held in Redditch Town Centre.       The group […]

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SAVE THE ALEX  PRESS RELEASE 27/04/2015

Call for GP’s to support   Save the Alex are calling on local GPs to openly support the Save Our Services Rally on May 2nd.   The 22 GP surgeries that make up Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (RBCCG) sent shock waves through system when they wrote to the RBCCG governing body last September. […]

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Our thanks to AG Cranes Limited

Our thanks to AG Cranes Limited, they have just sponsored 1000 “Save Our Services” hand held flags which will be given out on May the 2nd. Alan Griffiths said “AG Cranes Ltd are a local business & we are passionate about actively supporting the campaign to save 24 hour emergency services at The Alexandra hospital […]

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Thoughts of Campaign Chair

The news that Ambulance bosses dispatched a medical incident officer (MIO), a senior consultant doctor only called to major incidents to Worcester Royal’s A&E department last Friday again shows Worcester Acute Hospitals Trust management is failing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-32327475 Save the Alex have twice expressed no confidence in the Trust board, first in December 2012: http://www.redditchstandard.co.uk/2012/12/19/news-Hospital-campaigners-in-%27no-confidence%27-walk-out-58655.html and […]

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Shocking level of arrogance from Trust Chief Executive

              Save The Alex campaign have said whilst they are disappointed, they are not surprised by comments  made by Penny Venables the Chief Executive of Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. http://www.redditchstandard.co.uk/2015/04/02/news-Changes-will-improve-care-say-health-chiefs-130820.html The campaign have said Ms Venables and her management team seem to clearly believe that West Midlands Clinical […]

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Save The Alex “Save our Services Rally”

Save the Alex PRESS RELASE 27/03/15   Save The Alex “Save our Services Rally”     Save the Alex campaign have called on the public to support a ‘Save Our Services’ Rally on May 2nd gathering at Redditch Town Hall for 11 am.  The rally, say campaigners, is to send a clear message to health […]

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“MAYDAY” Save Our Services Rally

      A MASS rally and march to save services at the Alexandra Hospital is to be held on May 2. The event, organised by the Save the Alex Campaign, will highlight the plight of the hospital as health chiefs continue to fudge the issue of its future – and everyone is invited to […]

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Election candidates back crucial NHS report release

            West Midlands Clinical Senate was due to issue its view on whether or not the proposals for the future configuration of services at the Alexandra Hospital, including the retention of A&E, was viable in February. However the report publication has been delayed and the election purdah period sighted as […]

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Asking for your support on a crucial matter

Yesterday (23/03/2015) we emailed the following to all interested parties: Dear candidates/party chairs/election agents We are writing to you to ask for your support on a crucial matter – the future of the Alexandra Hospital. As you will all be aware NHS England has refused to release the report of the West Midlands Clinical Senate […]

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