WESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Nikita Phippen has not had her hair cut for more than two years, but will cut 17 inches for charity on July 17.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A courtyard garden at Weston General Hospital has been transformed into a sanctuary to enable staff to unwind during the pandemic.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The girl was inspired by her mum’s work as an intensive care nurse for Weston General Hospital.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

The hospital station created the show following Weston Hospital’s closure on May 25.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Weston General Hospital has started to accept new patients today (Thursday), with the aim of reopening A&E by the end of next week.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

An investigation into the cause of the coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital is ongoing and bosses say there will be ‘lessons to learn’ due to the number of asymptomatic staff with the disease,

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital has not spread into the wider community, according to results from tests and contact tracing.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Urgent improvements to testing and communication are needed at Weston General Hospital following the coronavirus outbreak, says Unison.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Health leaders are working to reopen Weston General Hospital’s A&E department as soon as possible, after it was closed to new patients following an outbreak of coronavirus.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Staff at Weston General Hospital have been overwhelmed by the kindness and support received from the community.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Staff at Weston General Hospital and Asda in Weston were treated to a fish supper from a local chip shop as a thank you for their hard work and service to the community during these challenging times.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Two café owners from Weston are asking for help to donate lunches to hospital staff once a fortnight.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Inpatients at a mental health unit in Weston-super-Mare are benefiting from a new view, thanks to a local artist.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A member of staff from Weston General Hospital has raised thousands of pounds for a cancer charity by selling cakes and pink ribbons.

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

A memory café has opened up at Weston General Hospital to support people with dementia.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Patients are being encouraged to avoid Weston’s hospital’s A&E department unless it is a ‘life-threatening emergency’.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Save Weston A&E will hold two demonstrations in a last-ditch attempt to save Weston General Hospital’s emergency department from closing permanently overnight.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The decision to shut Weston General Hospital’s A&E department overnight permanently will be confirmed next week, if the NHS’ Healthy Weston plans are approved.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Weston’s MP wants protesters to ‘stop playing politics with patients’ health’, as he backs revised Healthy Weston plans.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

A Save Weston A&E campaigner is appealing for people to urge their MP to reject the plan to downgrade the hospital’s emergency department.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The geriatric emergency medicine service (GEMS) at Weston General Hospital has won a regional award for urgent and emergency care.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Weston General Hospital was one of the worst scoring hospitals in the country for seeing cancer patients within 62 days of an urgent referral.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Weston Area Health NHS Trust (WAHT) has been told it must improve after ‘immediate concerns’ were raised about the quality of children’s mental health services.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Weston General Hospital has been named as one of the top hospitals for 2019.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

The consultation into future GP care and hospital services in Weston is ‘not fit for purpose’, according to campaigners.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

With the deadline to comment on plans to change Weston’s health system fast approaching, one town doctor has been answering questions put forward by Mercury readers.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

More than 1,300 responses to plans to change Weston’s health system have been received and people are still being urged to have their say.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Weston General Hospital has been named a veteran aware hospital due to its commitment to improving care for past and present members of the armed forces.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Weston General Hospital was operating at full capacity on 42 nights between December and March – putting it in the top three in the country.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Weston General Hospital’s A&E is treating patients more quickly since it shut overnight.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

A proposal which could see Weston General Hospital’s A&E department reopen overnight will be discussed at a summit on Saturday.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

‘We can’t have an all-singing-and-all-dancing’ hospital in Weston, according to a North Somerset councillor.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A former stroke victim and patient of Weston General Hospital has given a ‘vital’ piece of equipment which helps people keep mobile while receiving care.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Rescue services were called to the aid of a teenager who suffered a head injury while cycling on top of Brean Down yesterday (Monday).

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Consultation on proposed changes to Weston General Hospital and its A&E opening hours begins today (Wednesday).

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Consultants from Weston General Hospital are ‘disappointed and concerned’ their proposal, which they believe could reopen the A&E overnight, has not been formally considered.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Plans to not reopen Weston’s A&E department have been criticised by North Somerset councillors.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A decision on whether the A&E department at Weston General Hospital will be permanently closed overnight will go to public consultation after health chiefs pushed ahead with plans this week.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A large protest was held this afternoon (Tuesday) against plans to permanently close Weston General Hospital’s at night.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

A protest will be held next week designed to put pressure on health chiefs and ensure a 24/7 A&E will be resurrected for Weston-super-Mare.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Health bosses have confirmed this afternoon (Wednesday) Weston General Hospital’s A&E should not reopen permanently overnight, subject to public consultation.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Consultants from Weston General Hospital have come up with a new model they believe could reopen the A&E overnight.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Health chiefs have been warned not to ‘betray’ Weston and cut access to emergency care in the town.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

Mercury readers are ‘disgusted’ after the five options for the future of the Weston’s A&E department – including the permanent loss of a 24/7 service – were revealed.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

A mental health trust, which looks after the Long Fox Unit in Weston, has been told to make further improvements by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Proposals outlining the major restructuring of hospital services have been unveiled.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Work on a new cycleway which will link Weston town centre with the college and hospital is due to begin later this month.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Weston General Hospital faces making losses of £22million per year by 2024, unless an overhaul of services is carried out.

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Weston General Hospital marked 70 years of the NHS with a tea party on July 5.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has lent his support to efforts to ‘save Weston’s A&E’.

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