The Facts


  • Two options offered by PCT – Move in-patient services elsewhere or move all services out of Surbiton Hospital
  • 27 intermediate care beds under threat
  • 10 continuing care beds under threat
  • Out-patient services under threat include: podiatry, physiotherapy, and dermatology
  • 40 jobs at risk, although the PCT hope to redeploy as many staff as possible
  • Financial costs of repairs in excess of £300,000
  • October onwards – The PCT arranging four public consultation meetings, dates and locations still unknown.
  • End of November all in-patients transferred if PCT gets the go-ahead

Six ways you can help

  • Sign the petition at newsagents across Surbiton and Tolworth.
  • Download a petition here, and get family and friends to sign-up.
  • Ring us to get a petition form on 020 8254 5454.
  • Contact your local councillor and explain why you want the hospital saved.
  • Write to the Chief Executive of Kingston Primary Care Trust, Paul Holmes at Hollyfield House, 22 Hollyfield Road, Surbtion, KT5 9AL.
  • And don’t forget to let us at the Surrey Comet know how you feel and why you want to save the hospital. Email Clara Story at or write to Save Surbiton Hospital Campaign, Unecol House, 819 London Road, North Cheam, SM3 9BN.