It’s officially official! People power has saved the walk-in centre

You did it! Thousands of people signed petitions, campaigned and lobbied their elected representatives and the upshot of it all is that Hastings’ GP walk-in centre has officially been saved. Seen as a crucial resource for the sick and disadvantaged in our town health bosses had threatened to close the centre and relocate its services […]

UPDATED – Fight goes on to secure future of Station Plaza walk-in centre

Saturday’s protest outside the NHS walk-in centre at Station Plaza in Hastings town centre can have left health bosses in no doubt that local people are determined to ensure the centre stays open Around 75 people took part in the protest including a bus load of people who had travelled from Ore and two homeless […]

Saturday protest planned to save walk-in centre

Campaigners aiming to keep the Station Plaza Walk-in Health Centre in Hastings town centre open plan to meet on Saturday to focus public attention on the threatened closure. The meeting will take place outside the walk-in centre, next to Hastings Railway Station at 1pm. The protesters, all Hastings residents, want to reinforce their message to the local […]

Have campaigners won the battle to save NHS walk-in centre?

The future of the walk-in centre at Station Plaza in Hastings town centre looks like it’s been secured but it might NOT be called a walk-in centre anymore! Erica Smith who launched a petition to defend he centre from closure more than a month ago attended the Health Overview Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) that met at County […]

Public have their say over future of NHS walk-in centre

Money may not be the only consideration in plans being discussed that would see the closure of the Station Plaza NHS Walk-in Centre. According to Lindsey Williams, who attended a public meeting held last Friday to discuss the threatened closure, the reasons given were down to plans to redefine the commissioning of health care centres […]

Public meeting planned over future of Hastings’ walk-in centre

The battle to save the walk-in centre at the Station Plaza health centre took to the airwaves of BBC Radio Sussex last night. In an interview with drive-time presenter Sarah Gorrell leader of Hastings Borough Council (HBC) and Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Hastings and Rye Peter Chowney said he was not just opposed to the […]