The next meeting of the Save King George Hospital Group will take place on Friday 13th June at Ilford Town Hall at midday.
1) Recent BHRUT announcement that Queens maternity was shut for four hours.
press on this is here http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/rbnews/11261470.Maternity_ward_closure__normal_/
An NHS spokesperson has described this as normal for London maternity units.
2) The Sunday Times reported yesterday http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/business/Finance/article1420038.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2014_06_07 that Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has government approval to use local authority funding to buy out the PFI deal for Hexham General hospital.
3) BHRUT child bed shortage
4) Discussion about children not being taken to King George A&E by ambulance
press on this is here