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QVMH LEAGUE OF FRIENDS

THE League of Friends of Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital held its meeting on Monday. The committee started by congratulating chairman Gillian Fowler on receiving a much-deserved BEM. Now some of the outpatients have moved from the hospital there is optimism for the future, with several proposals for the use of the space. William Anderson, deputy clinical services director, is proposing …

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Herne Bay outpatients move: stay positive, says campaigner

WITH the move of Herne Bay’s outpatient services to a “hub” at Estuary View in Whitstable having been completed, a leading health campaigner has urged a positive approach from all concerned.Asked if the end of outpatient services in the town might ultimately lead to the demise of Herne Bay’s Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Gillian Fowler, chairman of its League of …

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Looking on the bright side of outpatients move

Campaigner confident about Queen Victoria Memorial’s future WITH the move of Herne Bay’s outpatient services to a “hub” at Estuary View in Whitstable, a leading health campaigner has urged a positive approach from all concerned. Asked if the end of outpatient services in the town might ultimately lead to the demise of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Gillian Fowler, chairman …

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HOSPITAL CHANGES FINALLY UPON US

Outpatients must travel to Outskirts of Whitstable from Monday AFTER all the furore, from Monday people in Herne Bay wifl have to travel to Whitstable for outpatient services. There has been fierce opposition to the plans to base an outpatients clinic “hub” at Estuary View in Whitstable. with the running down of services at both Herne Bay’s Queen Victoria Memorial …

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Sensational six who have received royal honour

NEW YEAR’S HONOURS Women have swept the board across the district in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. The six recipients include a university professor who devised a way for mentally impaired people to compete in the Olympics and a volunteer who launched a club to help disadvantaged and isolated women Professor Jan Burns, 54, who is Head of School …

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Medal awarded for campaign to retain services

THE chairwoman of the League of Friends of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay, Gillian Fowler, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her service to the community Mrs Fowler. who is one of 292 people on the list to receive the BEM, has been involved in the continuous efforts to keep hospital services in the …

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Two Canterbury university professors among the list of recipients of awards

A university professor whose work enabled intellectually-disabled athletes to compete in the London Paralympics is among six people from the district to be recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Professor Jan Burns, who is Head of School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology at Christ Church University, has been awarded an MBE after creating an eligibility system for them. She was …

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Gillian Fowler receives British Empire Medal

The Chairwoman of the League of Friends of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay, Gillian Fowler, has been awarded with the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her service to the community. Mrs Fowler, who is one of 292 people who have received the BEM, has been involved in the continuous efforts to keep services in the town. Upon hearing the …

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Campaign lost for hospital services

BATTLE TO SAVE QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Campaigners have lost their battle to save outpatient services at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay. It follows the decision by East Kent NHS Trust bosses to push forward with plans to axe the number of outpatient sites from 15 to six. Following a £30,000 public consultation, services such as obstetrics, …

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‘FIGHT IS NOT YET OVER’ SAYS BAY MP

Sir Roger Gale asks Secretary of State to help in Queen Vic row BAY MP Sir Roger Gale has asked the Secretary of State to intervene in the fight to keep services at the Queen Victoria Hospital. As officials announced they would be pressing ahead with their plans to move outpatient clinics to Whitstable despite huge public opposition, Sir Roger …

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