The Facts

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 cstory@london.newsquest.co.uk or write to Save Surbiton Hospital Campaign, Unecol House, 819 London Road, North Cheam, SM3 9BN.