Lewisham Councillors from all political parties joined together to support motions rejecting the proposals to close A&E and maternity services at Lewisham Hospital. Liberal Democrat Councillor Chris Maines said, “We are able to present a united front and a determination to fight this plan, which will severely impact on health care in Lewisham. To shut [...]
We need your help to save key services – A&E, Maternity and the Specialist Children’s A&E Ward – at Lewisham Hospital.
A dodgy finance scheme used by a Woolwich hospital could cause the closure of Lewisham’s Accident & Emergency Department. The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) was strongly supported by the last Labour Government, when hospitals were encouraged to sign risky contracts with private funders. Under Labour, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich signed a PFI contract that [...]