Tag: RHCH

Local Health Chief in public focus event

Eastleigh folk will get a chance to question a local health chief and listen to a talk by a specialist in the treatment of blood clots and heamophilia during a “Health Focus Event” at Fleming Park next week Health Focus events are an opportunity for the local community to meet and ask questions of the…

Seriously ill may have further to travel

Seriously ill patients from Eastleigh, suffering from acute medical emergencies like stroke or heart attack, will have to travel further for treatment in future under proposals being considered by Hampshire Hospitals the Chief Executive has confirmed. Plans are being drawn up to relocate major trauma services away from the Royal Hants County Hospital in Winchester…

100 firefighters tackle hospital blaze

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service have told how over 100 firefighters successfully fought a ferocious a fire at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. Although they succeeded in preventing the blaze from spreading there are fears that the £800,000 MRI scanner at the Winchester and Eastleigh Health Care Trust’s flagship hospital has been destroyed. Crews from…

Hospital fire gridlocks Winchester

Fire crews have been battling a large blaze at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester – Eastleigh‘s nearest hospital. Regular Eastleigh News contributor Peter Williamson has sent in these photos live from the scene. Peter was told the first fire appliance siren was heard at 3.45 and he counted 8 appliances,  about 6 ambulances…

Baby Joy for Chandlers Ford MP

Steve Brine the MP for Chandlers Ford and Winchester has announced that he has become a father for the second time. His wife Susie gave birth to a baby boy this morning – a new brother for their daughter Emily aged three. Earlier this month the MP visited the Special Care Baby Unit at the…

Exporting the Public Sector

We learn with horror that Winchester and Eastleigh Health Care Trust (WEHCT) which runs the Royal Hants County Hospital, is going to axe 20 secretarial and clerical jobs and send the work to India. (See story here) Hmm! Would this be connected with the EU-India trade deal expected to be signed in December? I’ve nothing…