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Alex Public Meeting

Alex Public Meeting

Karen Lumley MP and Council Leader Bill Hartnett are chairing a public meeting about the future of the Alexandra Hospital at Redditch Town Hall on Wednesday 28th September. The meeting will also be attended by hospital management and senior clinicians. The meeting starts at 7:00pm (though we recommend getting there early) and is scheduled to finish at […]

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Appreciation for Ward One

In a few days our children’s ward at the Alex will be gone. We invite you to leave your messages of support and appreciation for Ward One here.  

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Trust spent £1m treating NHS patients at private clinic run by its own consultants

Trust spent £1m treating NHS patients at private clinic run by its own consultants

The following article was published today (22/07/16) in The Birmingham Mail Article   “Neal Stote, chairman of Save The Alex campaign group, said: “We’ve always questioned the process behind the centralisation of key services and this seems to suggest we were right to do so. “If those arguing for centralisation then profit from it, as […]

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Campaigners call for Mass Gathering

  A CROSS party motion calling on health chiefs to hold a series of public consultations to explain why services at the Alexandra Hospital have been downgraded has been drafted by members of Redditch borough council’s controlling Labour Group. STA will hold a Mass Gathering at 6:15pm outside Redditch Town Hall (Ollie’s Eatery side) on […]

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Petitioning Karen Lumley MP to hold a public meeting about the Alex

In May 2015 Karen Lumley promised “Once we know the situation we are dealing with I intend to have an open and honest discussion with the people of Redditch about what we need to do going forward. I know exactly what they expect of me and share their commitment to our hospital.” The future of […]

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Trust planning to downgrade Acute Medicine service at the Alexandra Hospital.

SAVE THE ALEX PRESS RELEASE 10/4/16   Trust planning to downgrade Acute Medicine service at the Alexandra Hospital. This will lead to thousands of hospital admissions being diverted elsewhere!   Campaigners have called on Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to come clean on plans which could decimate A&E services at the Alexandra Hospital. Save the […]

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CQC report response

Save The Alex Responds to damning Care Quality Commission Report This report does not surprise us as we’ve been raising many of the concerns in it for a number of years. Indeed when we met with Jeremy Hunt in February we highlighted the high mortality rates, thousands of under filled shifts, poor performance in A+E, […]

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You have a choice or do you?

Women could be forced into giving birth in a midwife led unit against their will, Save the Alex campaigners have warned.   A spokesman for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust appears to have confirmed the only way it will be able to take the additional 2,000 births from the Alex is by using the midwife-led […]

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SAVE THE ALEX PRESS RELEASE – 01/11/15

SAVE THE ALEX PRESS RELEASE – 1/11/15 ALL DAY PROTEST VIGIL TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 5th to join click here. Residents are being urged to sign a new petition and attend a special vigil to save services at the Alexandra Hospital. The Save the Alex campaign has issued a rallying call to the public […]

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Call for Creation of New Acute Trust to Save Services!

Save the Alex Campaign Group Press Release 10th September 2015     Save the Alex campaigners have called for the Trust which runs Worcestershire’s hospitals to be replaced by a larger single Trust for the Birmingham sub-region, following news consultation on the proposed reconfiguration of the county’s hospital services has been delayed again.   Health […]

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