Last chance to hand in your hospital petitions

Staff at the Breeze Cafe in Bosham have been busy collecting signatures for our A&E SOS campaign. Hand yours in before Thursday.
Staff at the Breeze Cafe in Bosham have been busy collecting signatures for our A&E SOS campaign. Hand yours in before Thursday.

THERE is now just three days until we present thousands of your hospital petitions to the department of health offices in Whitehall - so any outstanding ones need to be handed into us quickly.

So far we have had around 25,000 signatures for our A&E SOS campaign, a truly spectacular response.

Our joint A&E SOS campaign received more than 23,000 signatures

Our joint A&E SOS campaign received more than 23,000 signatures

Businesses and individuals have been collecting signatures in their droves and we are asking for any outstanding forms to be handed into us by this Thursday, February 5 at 12noon at the very latest.

You can hand your signatures into either our Chichester, Bognor or Midhurst office and they will be added to the thousands taken to London on Friday to be handed to health secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Last week came the major news that Bupa CSH Ltd had pulled out of negotiations for elective musculoskeletal services across West Sussex.

Uncertainty, however still remains over how the services will continue to be run, and we are committed to continuing our fight to ensure local hospital services are not damaged as a result.

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