Welwyn Garden City pensioner campaigns to bring back A&E at New QEII

PUBLISHED: 16:41 04 March 2016 | UPDATED: 17:06 04 March 2016

QEII hospital

QEII hospital

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A WGC pensioner has started a petition to bring back a full A&E to the New QEII Hospital.

Derek Groom, 70, of Walnut Grove, started the petition for East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust to reinstate the A&E after patients at Lister A&E were redirected to the New QEII’s urgent care centre earlier this week.

The QEII’s A&E was replaced in October 2014 by the urgent care centre.

Mr Groom said: “I am disgusted by the way the health authority managers decided to knock the QEII down.”

* To sign the change.org petition visit here.


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