Private hospitals band together to help NHS

TWO private hospitals have given their facilities over to NHS patients, so that local health services are better able to meet increased demand during the coronavirus crisis. The Ashford & St Peter’s... Read more »

Coronavirus patient praises St Peter’s Hospital after six day induced coma

A MAN who spent six days in an induced coma at St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey while being treated for COVID-19 has paid tribute to the “phenomenal and attentive” medical team. Andrew... Read more »

Mclaren puts ventilator production into gear

WOKING supercar manufacturer McLaren will play a major role in a high-powered consortium created to produce medical ventilators for the UK in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium brings together... Read more »

Applauding our NHS heroes

GENEVIEVE Booth was our neighbour from the day she was born until the day she flew her Pyrford nest – all the way to Birmingham Medical School – to become a doctor.... Read more »

Gordons School helps tackle crisis

THOUSANDS of disposable gloves, protective goggles and food containers have been donated by Gordon’s School to help people who are dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Several of the West End school’s teachers... Read more »

St Peter’s Hospital receives award for veteran recruitment

THE military background of senior staff has helped the Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust win a national award for its work in recruiting former armed forces personnel and their... Read more »

Mayor of Woking tours new hospital facilities

NEW and improved facilities at Woking Community Hospital, including its expanded walk-in centre, were seen by the Mayor of Woking on Thursday last week. Cllr Beryl Hunwicks was shown some of the... Read more »

Star-studded ballet gala in aid of Dexter

A BALLET gala featuring some of the world’s top dancers and hosted by star choreographer Wayne Sleep is being organised to help a four-year-old disabled Woking boy to receive medical treatment that... Read more »

Extended surgery provides better services

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, officially opened the new extension of Westfield surgery in Woking last week. A branch of the Southview Medical Practice, the Westfield site received a grant... Read more »