Public meetings to discuss changes to health services

PUBLISHED: 07:51 29 May 2019 | UPDATED: 07:51 29 May 2019

Weston General Hospital.

Weston General Hospital.


The future of health services comes into focus this week.

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is plotting changes and is seeking views.

Its Healthy Weston proposals - which include the permanent closure of Weston General Hospital A&E at night - are out for consultation.

Meetings to discuss the plans and to raise comments had to be suspended for much of April and May due to regulations over what could be said in the run up to council and EU elections.

Consequently, the CCG has extended the consultation until June 14.

MORE: Plans to shut hospital A&E at night backed by CCG.

Meetings will be held from 7-9pm at Nailsea Methodist Church tomorrow (Thursday) and Clevedon's North Somerset Community Hospital on Tuesday, as well as at Portishead's Somerset Hall from 6.30-8.30pm on June 6.

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