Save our Maternity

Maternity services at our local hospital are under threat. Lib Dem Prospective MP Jackie Porter is campaigning to protect our local NHS.

Over 2000 people have signed Jackie’s petition to save maternity services under threat due to a review of hospital services. 

The review is proposing downgrading maternity provision at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester by removing consultant cover. A new hospital would be built outside Winchester, in Basingstoke and Deane.

Jackie said: “I am deeply concerned by these proposals to downgrade maternity services.

"I understand how important a maternity unit with consultant care is. When I was giving birth to my son, I experienced complications and needed a blood transfusion. Having doctors on hand saved my son’s life and mine.

“Please join my campaign to save our vital local maternity services.”

Tory MP’s broken maternity promise

Before being elected Tory MP Steve Brine said that consultant-led maternity services would be his ‘red line’ and that “without them you don’t have a District General Hospital worthy of the name.”

Now Brine is welcoming changes that will mean there is no hospital with these services in Winchester - exactly what he said he would campaign against.

 

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  • signed 2015-02-16 09:57:42 +0000
  • signed 2015-02-15 22:29:33 +0000
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  • signed via 2015-02-13 11:03:26 +0000
    You CANNOT close this service down!!!! Are you mad?
  • signed 2015-02-13 10:01:52 +0000
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  • signed 2015-02-10 17:57:40 +0000
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  • signed 2015-02-05 22:11:13 +0000
    Winchester’s maternity services should not be allowed to be downgraded!!
  • signed 2015-02-05 10:34:58 +0000
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  • signed 2015-02-02 10:39:12 +0000
    We need to keep our maternity , I have a brilliant labour and lucky didn’t need any help but there are women and there babies who go though horrific times who need the help of the consultants and special care please help save it!
  • signed 2015-02-01 17:19:14 +0000
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  • signed 2015-01-27 15:53:47 +0000
  • signed 2015-01-27 08:31:26 +0000
    I wholly support the retention of full maternity services at RHCH.
  • signed 2015-01-26 10:49:57 +0000
    Please keep. All 3 of my children have been born here
  • signed 2015-01-24 14:24:47 +0000
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  • signed 2015-01-22 13:46:27 +0000
    Save Winchester’s maternity services!
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  • signed 2015-01-19 22:01:04 +0000
    3 babies all under consultant care there in last three years…please don’t close this amazing service and great care. Mum of 2 from Fulflood.
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