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Epsom Hospital Update – November 2016

You may have seen yesterday’s press reports about the future of our local hospitals. The articles suggest that Epsom is one of a group of South London hospitals, of which one is expected to be closed completely. This appears to be based on a report by the independent think tank, the Kings Fund, about its [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: Epsom Hospital|0 Comments

Oyster Card Epsom Station

As you will probably know, I was appointed Transport Secretary when Theresa May became Prime Minister in July. Sadly this doesn’t mean that I can automatically order Oyster cards for Epsom and rezone the station – there are strict rules (rightly) to stop Ministers doing pet projects in their own constituency. However the issue is [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Transport|0 Comments

Epsom Hospital Update

The Chief Executive continues to argue for a new build hospital on the Sutton Hospital site, with a lot of services integrated with the Royal Marsden next door. His plans would leave outpatient services and planned care, like that provided by the Orthopaedic Centre at Epsom, but would transfer emergency services to Sutton. As I [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Epsom Hospital|0 Comments

Oyster Card – Epsom Station

I had a letter from the Minister just before Christmas confirming that this is being worked on now, and whilst she did not this time give me a timetable for the change, she did promise me that officials are on the case and that it was her intention that it would happen and that she [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Epsom Station Zone 6|0 Comments

Epsom Hospital Update

You may have read that there are discussions taking place about the future of the stroke unit. The NHS has taken a national decision to have a smaller number of “hyper” stroke units to deal with the immediate impact of stroke. In London there has been a reduction in the number of stroke deaths after [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Epsom Hospital|0 Comments
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