Campaigning To Save Grantham Hospital Since 2006

Our Current Campaign

To Save Grantham A&E From Closure

Sign and share our current petition

Please join our call to stop the downgrade of Grantham Hospital A&E and other acute services NOW sign our petition today:

A printable copy of the petition form may also be downloaded from the How to Help page.

The petition will continue to run until 21st December 2021.  In response to the Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Acute Services Review (ASR).

SOS Grantham Hospital Jayne Petitions

A summary of the issues

Help us fight for the protection and improvement of acute NHS medical services at Grantham & District Hospital

SOS Grantham Hospital the Issues
  • Downgrade of Grantham Hospital A&E
    Lincolnshire CCG Acute Services Review plans will include the downgrade of Grantham Hospital Accident Emergency Unit to an Urgent Treatment Centre. Other sweeping changes will see a further loss of emergency services and a reduction in the hospital treatment of seriously ill elderly patients with increased use of care in the community.
  • Grantham Hospital Serves 120,000 People
    The area has a mixed rural & urban community with residents & businesses in over 40 villages and 4 towns. Public transport is poor with virtually no bus service in the evenings & overnight. The area has a significant number of single parent households and low income households. Many have no car.
  • Why Fight for Grantham & District Hospital A&E?
    Lives will be put at risk. Despite issues with the East Midlands Ambulance Service and the nearest alternative hospitals with A&E departments struggling to cope, the CCG propose to make critically ill patients travel from Grantham for 45 minutes or more to get help elsewhere. At least 700 patients a year will be affected according to the CCG.

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