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Monday, 14 April 2014

Could the controversial BSBV review be back?

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The Keep Our St Helier Hospital Party is urging all election candidates for Merton and Sutton to challenge the SW London Collaborative Commissioning Group (SWLCCG) on its plans for St Helier Hospital’s vital services.

The move follows SWLCCG publicising information about the hospital’s future from its Twitter account.

The account stated that there will be no announcement about changes to St Helier Hospital services in June.

Instead, SWLCCG told Twitter followers that in June, they will release a “five ­year strategy to set the standards and outcomes commissioners
want to achieve” and that “details of how they will achieve them will be the next step.”

“These tweets raise more questions than they answer,” says Dr Tiz North, KOSHH Party candidate for Sutton South.

“Is this a case of Bette Service, Better Value in a new guise? Will the CCGs come up with the same strategy via slightly different means, such as applying the unrealistic London Quality Standards? And why is this information only shared via Twitter and a link buried on their website?"

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:51 pm  

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