Catherine Atkinson
Wed, Sep 26, 11:08 PM (17 hours ago)

Responding to breaking news that Derbyshire NHS was asked to approve a reduction in beds at Ilkeston Hospital in April, and that no final decisions have been made, Catherine Atkinson said:

“I pay tribute to the staff at Ilkeston Community Hospital who have been saying for months beds have been under threat. They deserve our support and I’ll keep fighting the threat of these Conservative cuts to our NHS.”

The online petition has reached nearly 1000 signatures:

See photos attached: BBC announcement and meeting document.

I’ve signed this petition to stop NHS cuts in Erewash, will you sign too?

We love our NHS and oppose cuts. Ilkeston Hospital lost its Walk-in Centre and has now been dealt another blow, with the reduction in opening hours of the Minor Injuries Unit, which now closes 2 hours earlier. Further proposals to save money must rule out further reduction in the number of beds! The…


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