Watford calls for Hospital Investment now

The next few weeks will be a crunch time for the decision about new facilities at Watford General Hospital.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust has been told it could be allowed up to £590 million to spend on new facilities – more than previously thought. A new report has shown that Watford is the best site – other locations are not available and would take too long to deliver.

 

Artist’s impression of plans for new hospital buildings at Watford General.

Tell the government we want hospital investment now.

Mayor Peter Taylor says:
‘This is a great opportunity for Watford to have the modern facilities we have been waiting too long for. Unfortunately the Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead is running a campaign against investing in Watford, and wants to find another site – even though studies have shown there isn’t one available. This can only sabotage the case for investing in Hertfordshire and lead the Government to spend the money to go somewhere else in the country.

Cllr Ian Stotesbury, Watford Parliamentary spokesman says:
'We should listen to the experts. They've looked, looked and looked again and repeatedly determined Watford is the best site for investment to improve our local healthcare. Let's get on with it.'

We, the undersigned, say:

We have waited too long for the improvements needed to achieve high-quality 21st century facilities at Watford General Hospital. We want to see investment now in upgrading and modernising the hospital so it can continue to provide outstanding A&E and acute services care.

 

 

156 signatures

Will you sign?


Showing 85 reactions

  • Dawn Allen-Williamson
    signed 2020-09-08 21:55:11 +0100
  • Emily Corrigan
    signed 2020-09-08 21:49:04 +0100
  • Jackie Williams
    signed 2020-09-08 20:16:02 +0100
  • Stephanie Grant
    signed 2020-09-08 19:32:50 +0100
  • Sarah Hess
    signed 2020-09-08 19:28:20 +0100
  • Barry Mann
    signed 2020-09-08 18:53:45 +0100
  • Victoria Jacques
    signed 2020-09-08 18:19:15 +0100
  • Bryony Hayter
    signed 2020-09-08 18:10:10 +0100
  • John Lyus
    signed 2020-09-08 17:39:15 +0100
  • Jane Owen
    signed 2020-09-08 17:38:30 +0100
  • Jyoti Katta
    signed 2020-09-08 17:31:18 +0100
  • Asha Karim
    signed 2020-09-08 17:30:56 +0100
  • Denver Annable
    signed 2020-09-08 17:18:21 +0100
  • Sophie Cordery
    signed 2020-09-08 16:46:01 +0100
  • John Crowder
    signed 2020-09-08 15:59:20 +0100
  • Steve Chambers
    signed 2020-09-08 15:47:37 +0100
  • Marilyn Burgess
    signed 2020-09-08 15:30:13 +0100
  • John Adams
    signed 2020-09-08 15:19:27 +0100
  • John Okuonghae
    signed 2020-09-08 15:07:20 +0100
  • Michael Corzberg
    signed 2020-09-08 14:56:05 +0100
  • Sally Morris
    signed 2020-09-08 14:48:38 +0100
  • Allan Humphris
    signed 2020-09-08 14:34:50 +0100
  • Bindiya Gandhi
    signed 2020-09-08 14:26:14 +0100
  • Emma Gillies
    signed 2020-09-08 14:21:47 +0100
  • jacqueline mccann
    signed 2020-09-08 14:17:31 +0100
  • Alan Ralph
    signed 2020-09-08 14:12:48 +0100
  • Dianne Smith
    signed 2020-09-08 14:07:35 +0100
  • Amber Morgan
    signed 2020-09-08 14:06:26 +0100
  • Patrick Duffy
    signed 2020-09-08 14:04:52 +0100
  • Steven Hurford
    signed 2020-09-08 13:59:36 +0100