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Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital staff HA7

Location: UK » London » HA
Sector: Health

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust is planning to cut the equivalent of around 75 full-time staff posts between 2010 and 2015.

Of these posts, around 31 will be clinical, and 44 will be non-clinical.

The Trust runs the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, which is based on two sites - the main site at Stanmore in Middlesex, and a Central London site in Westminster. It is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK.

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Specialist hospitals are vital to those like me with orthopaedic conditions

Really saddened to hear of cuts at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. I had excellent care there in May 2010, and continue to be a patient.

This is a national specialist service, a centre of excellence which should be supported, not cut.

For some time patients with orthopaedic conditions like arthritis have been expected to “manage” their own conditions, with very little support from the NHS. Specialist hospitals are vital as it is…

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Posted by: HPS at 12:04pm on 22 March 2011

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