Withybush Hospital watch

WITHYBUSH CONCERNS: Health Board chairman: staff going to press is 'unhelpful'

8:40am Sunday 24th November 2013

News that key services look set to be lost from Withybush Hospital has been greeted with anger and dismay.

WITHYBUSH CONCERNS: 'Children's doctors exhausted'

5:01pm Sunday 24th November 2013

CONCERNS had been aired over staffing levels in the paediatric department at Withybush Hospital even before the loss of junior doctors in April.

WITHYBUSH CONCERNS: Cancer cover is a struggle, health chiefs admit

Western Telegraph: PRIEST'S CONCERNS: The Rev David Hammon, who is receiving treatment for cancer, fears for the future of Withybush Hospital's cancer services.
 
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12:02pm Sunday 24th November 2013

Health chiefs have admitted they are ‘struggling’ to provide services for cancer patients in Pembrokeshire.

Daily struggle for Pembroke couple

Western Telegraph: A REAL STRUGGLE: Terry White has become a full-time carer for his wife, Joan.  (2634233)

4:02pm Friday 22nd November 2013

A PEMBROKE couple have spoken out about their daily struggle – a struggle they say could have been avoided with faster medical treatment.

Public come out in force to support fight to save services at Withybush Hospital

10:44pm Thursday 21st November 2013

Emotions were running high as around 160 people met in Haverforwest tonight to find out what they could do to try and save services potentially under threat at Withybush Hospital.

One fifth of beds cut in Wales

9:30am Friday 22nd November 2013

WHEN I came to work in Withybush Hospital in 1984 there were over 300 beds available to Pembrokeshire patients, serving a population of 112,000. Today we have just over 180 beds serving a population of 118,000.

Hospital fears prompt letter to First Minister

12:21pm Thursday 21st November 2013

CONCERNS that essential services at Withybush Hospital will be cut has prompted town councillors to seek more information about the future of health care in Pembrokeshire.

Campaigners step up fight to save services at Withybush Hospital

2:24pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Campaigners battling to save services at Withybush Hospital are stepping up the fight.

WITHYBUSH HOSPITAL: Elective orthopaedic surgery will go ahead but 'with reduced capacity'

Western Telegraph: Withybush Hospital

2:28pm Friday 15th November 2013

A PROPOSAL to cancel all elective orthopaedic surgery during the winter months has been shelved.

AM to quiz Health Minister over Hywel Dda Health Board’s winter plans

2:00pm Friday 15th November 2013

PLAID Cymru AM Simon Thomas will be quizzing the Health Minister next week (Wednesday 20th November) over the ‘unacceptable’ proposals to cancel operations over the winter by the Hywel Dda Health Board.

HOSPITAL CONCERNS: Fears over Withybush service closures

Western Telegraph: Withybush Hospital

3:07pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

RENEWED fears are escalating that there are plans to further downgrade Withybush Hospital - which would have a serious impact on children's care and the Accident and Emergency service.

Clarity sought over orthopaedic surgery plans

1:08pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

Health service trade union, Unison, has called on the Welsh Government to intervene over ‘chaos and confusion’ surrounding orthopaedic elective surgery.

South Pembrokeshire minor injuries unit to close on November 4

1:31pm Monday 28th October 2013

South Pembrokeshire’s Minor Injury Unit will be closed from November 4, 2013, Hywel Dda Health Board announced today (Monday).

Health campaigners to demonstrate at Withybush Hospital

9:34am Wednesday 29th August 2012

A demonstration will take place today (Wednesday) at Withybush Hospital by health campaigners concerned about potential changes to services at the vital facility.

SWAT hands over health service "solution"

9:00am Saturday 16th June 2012

Save Withybush Action Team (SWAT) members have met with Health Minister Lesley Griffiths and presented her with a plan for the future of services at Withybush Hospital and across Wales.



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