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Bullying report due

STA understand the long awaited report in bullying at Worcestershire Acute NHS Hospitals Trust (WAHT) is to be published this coming Thursday. We understand it was first passed to the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA) late April, and has been dumbed down since, this allowed time for WAHT to fix the problems highlighted in it, […]

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Please, please write to your MP

  Please, please write to your MP – here are some words to get you started, add your own comments too. Don’t let them keep quiet and do nothing. The recent decision by WAHT to move emergency gynaecology services from the Alexandra Hospital for at least 6 months is very worrying.How are you working as […]

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Frequently Asked Questions August 2015

The real answers to the questions you ask.   You can download the PDF here          

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I wasn’t just born at the Alex, I was saved there

I wasn’t just born at the Alex, I was saved there “It’s terrifying to think that in two years time there might not even be a midwifery unit in Redditch.”   When my heart stopped beating during my birth it was a dedicated team of midwives, doctors and consultants at the Alexandra Hospital that saved […]

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STA response to today’s Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire Statement

STA response to today’s Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire Statement It is very odd given what the LMC has said and the 5 GPs who sit on RBCCG governing board saying they have serious doubts about the current plan and that all options must be considered that all 3 CCG governing bodies are supportive […]

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Time for Change

The CQC reports out yesterday exposed many failures and the report only mentions the word “good” twice.   Examples of the very serious concerns from the March inspection all about patient safety:   – Not reporting patient safety incidents – Not carrying out child protection checks – Not keeping track of controlled drugs – Not […]

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Press Release 150615

Save the Alex response to the Worcestershire Local Medical Committee statement   Neal Stote, chairman of the Save the Alex campaign, said: “This explodes the myth that concerns about proposals for the future of the Alex and the wider financial sustainability of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are limited to just a few ‘troublemaking’ GPs […]

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SAVE THE ALEX PRESS RELEASE 11/06/2015

SAVE THE ALEX   PRESS RELEASE 11/06/2015   Publication of West Midlands Clinical Senate Report     Save The Alex campaigners have warned pressing ahead with centralisation of paediatric and maternity services, without resolving serious questions over A&E, will put lives at risk.   West Midlands Clinical Senate has backed plans by health organisations in […]

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Maternity Services – Open Letter 17/05/2015

Dear Mr Turner and Dr Wells, Re: Maternity Services at the Alexandra Hospital.                       17th May 2015 I am writing on behalf of Save The Alex Campaign to you both to give you the opportunity to quash “rumours” that Maternity services will be cut from […]

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Andy Burnham Meets with Save The Alex

Today at Winyates Pharmacy, Save The Alex’s Chair Neal Stote met with Andy Burnham the Shadow Health Secretary.   During the meeting recent capacity problems at Worcester Royal were discussed and also the future of services at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.  Acute services have been under review in Worcestershire for the past 3 years and on Saturday hundreds of people took to the […]

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