Bexley’s NHS services will receive more than £900,000 of extra funding this winter to help alleviate growing pressures on our hospitals, the Department for Health announced yesterday (Wednesday, October 17).
James Brokenshire, MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup, has been appointed as secretary of state for housing, communities and local government three months after receiving life-saving treatment for his lung cancer.
Law firm Irwin Mitchell has recently submitted legal documents to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, seeking an explanation into the death of a pensioner from Sidcup who was sent home from hospital and died three days later.
A digital innovation which could change the face of patient appointments and increase efficiency of NHS time and resources is currently being trialled in Bexley, in what is being seen as an historic development.
Outstanding work and achievements were celebrated across the borough and surrounding areas at the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust’s annual awards last week (Wednesday, March 14), with many titles awarded to services across Bexley and Bromley.