Local Issues

LOCAL ISSUES

THE LOCAL ISSUES THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO ALAN:
WHAT’S REALLY HAPPENING IN THE NHS NEAR YOU?
A brand new NHS crisis tracker means you can find out in seconds. Jeremy Hunt would rather no one saw how much pressure the NHS is under. However now there is an online map which brings together thousands of real stories from the NHS near you. These Stories are from patients, paramedics, nurses and doctors.
Look at the NHS crisis tracker here: NHS Crisis Tracker
GILKICKER ACCESS – COUNCIL TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING
Responding to public pressure, the council is holding a public meeting to answer questions from the public about the development. The meeting will be chaired by Michael Lawther, the Council’s Borough Solicitor and Deputy Chief Executive. The meeting will be held at 6.30pm on Monday the 8th of January 2018 at Thorngate Halls, Bury Road, Gosport.
INCREASED USE OF FOOD BANKS IN FAREHAM & GOSPORT
We asked the Fareham and Gosort Basics Banks for their latest figures. The statistics for the year to the end of Novermber 2017 do not make good reading. Referrals are up by some 12% over a year to November 2016 and stand at 2277 in Fareham and Gosport; this represents over 4500 mouths fed. The majority of the growth is in Gosport. In the 12 months to November 2017 there were 1247 referrals representing 2394 mouths fed.
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