The Community Health and Welfare Alliance South Devon find the content of Sarah Wollaston Chairman of The Health Select Committee stark, hard hitting and blow the lid off the whole NHS storm brewing in South Devon on funding and hospital closures and staffing levels.
When the Lead of Select Committee on Health asks for Cross Party Talks on NHS and Social Care Funding its plain it’s a critical intervention that must be put in place. Our local NHS Trusts have seen increased demand and escalating Risk that demand will outstrip the service need in Accident and Emergency. Full funding for Health and Social Care is not an option but a humanitarian right.
The local CCG are to hold a Public Meeting on January 26th to decide on the future of of 4 Community Hospitals after The Health watch compiled with the Organisations that were consulted being given 3 weeks to take in its consequences have major issues of accountability for our Group. These should be give further time respond on the contents.
Why The CCG wants to act as a 21st Century Spanish Inquisition on Health Care is beyond me said Group Member Cllr Vic Ellery Torbay and Brixham.
How the Integrated Care Organisation will survive is a major worry said Gordon Jennings Group Lead called for a cooling off period so all sides can get around the table. The future of Health and Social Care are vital to this area and Paul Raybould GMB added that this is not scaremongering from a Trade Union but the concerns of an MP who is Chairman of The Health Select Committee.
Our group was set up as a response to local consultations on Health and Social Care and respond to them.Follow