Rothbury Hospital Campaigners Vindicated

November 23, 2018Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, Health, Home page featured

  As Bywell branch continues its campaign for adequate and local GP surgery provision in Wylam – Rothbury Hospital Campaigners are applauded and Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group criticised in a Letter to Northumberland Gazette 23.11.18 ‘As a concerned, ageing resident I attended the open meetings in 2016/2017 at which the Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) outlined … Read More

Wylam’s Falcon Centre – a community hub & GP surgery?

October 28, 2018Campaigns, Health, News

The Falcon Centre: a continuing Wylam civic resource which might include GP services The Wylam Surgeries Users’ Group interim report (April 2018) suggests that the closure of Riversdale surgery and the proposed move to Prudhoe is to the detriment of the health and well being of many Riversdale patients living in Wylam and surrounding villages.[1]  … Read More

Wylam Surgeries Users’ Group Update 09.10.18

October 9, 2018Bywell, Featured, Health, News

The fate of Wylam Riversdale surgery still remains uncertain. The CCG and NHS England await the business plan from the surgery which is required before the decision making process can move forward. Yet the surgery’s website suggests it is ‘still waiting for essential information from NHS Property Services regarding the proposed use of the building at our Oaklands … Read More

The story of Granby Street

October 8, 2018Campaigns, Education, Featured, Health, News, Transport

Empowering people to make decisions that significantly effect there local communities, it’s a mind shift, but it’s Labour’s plan. The story of Liverpool’s Granby Street is inspiring and a good example of a community creating a world they want to live in by creating better homes, facilities and resources with a positive impact on health and … Read More