WESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL

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.

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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Monday, July 9, 2018

Weston General Hospital's fundraising appeal for a new scanner has been boosted by a donation from the Co-op.

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Potentially 'misleading' assurances about the future of Weston's A&E were issued ahead of closing the department overnight, according to Weston General Hospital staff.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

A candlelight vigil was held outside Weston General Hospital last night (Wednesday) to mark one year since the town lost its 24-hour A&E.

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Now is the time for people to stand up and fight for their A&E.

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Monday, July 2, 2018

There is no prospect of Weston General Hospital's A&E opening 24/7 any time soon, despite significant improvements in improving safety.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Staff shortages mean more midwifes will have to be based in the community rather than at Weston General Hospital over the summer.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

No decisions about the long-term future of Weston's A&E have been made, health bosses have reiterated this week.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Barely half of Weston General Hospital staff would be happy with the standard of care offered there if a family or friend needed treatment.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Protect Our NHS North Somerset rallied outside Weston Genera Hospital on Tuesday to mark seven months of A&E's 'temporary' overnight closure.

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Weston General Hospital has the second worst record in the country for urgently treating patients referred with suspected cancer.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Weston General Hospital has apologised to an elderly patient who waited 22 hours for a hospital bed.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Two wards at Weston General Hospital have been closed due to a sickness outbreak.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

More than £300,000 has been raised to buy a scanner for Weston General Hospital.

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