Save Our St Helier Petition

Last year, Tom Brake MP said that he would hand in the latest St Helier Hospital petition when it would have the most impact.

The South West London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) published a five year strategy in 2014 and an Issues paper in 2015 which seek to address the clinical and financial challenges facing the local NHS. The next step is to agree the detail of how the strategy will be implemented, including the role of each local Hospital and Community provider trust in delivering it. This process is underway and so now, when there is still time for them to take people’s views into account ,is the most appropriate time for the CCG to know the strength of feeling in support of the St Helier Hospital’s A+E and maternity services.

So on Friday 8th January, local Councillor Jean Crossby and Tom Brake MP presented the 25,000 strong petition to Brendan Hudson, Chair of the Sutton CCG.

Even though the petition has been handed in, the campaign won’t be over until the A+E and maternity services are secure.  You can still help the campaign.  Sign up to volunteer here or donate here.

I, the undersigned, call on South London CCGs to keep open St Helier Hospital's A&E department, Maternity ward and Children’s ward. To also develop a plan which has local support, is based on solid evidence and provides desperately needed services in the community.

25,477 SIGNATURES
25,000 signatures

Will you sign?


  • Sophie Mazrekaj
    signed 2015-02-01 16:10:44 +0000
  • Lesley Parker
    signed 2015-02-01 15:42:46 +0000
  • Alison Cannon
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-02-01 14:28:24 +0000
    I have just signed the #SaveStHelier Hospital Petition online. Please sign up to! #SSH #Sutton #StHelier @thomasbrake
  • alison cannon
    signed 2015-02-01 14:28:06 +0000
  • David Boland
    signed via 2015-02-01 10:01:52 +0000
  • Mhairi Boland
    signed 2015-02-01 09:32:07 +0000
  • jo stanesby
    signed 2015-02-01 08:05:13 +0000
    Fantastic neonatal unit, my son was there for 4 weeks and wouldn’t have survived without there care
  • Anila Larik
    signed 2015-01-31 19:35:16 +0000
  • Sylwia Kozlowska
    signed 2015-01-31 17:18:39 +0000
  • Jane Lockey
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-01-30 20:57:21 +0000
    I have just signed the #SaveStHelier Hospital Petition online. Please sign up to! #SSH #Sutton #StHelier @thomasbrake
  • Christine Holley
    signed 2015-01-30 08:34:40 +0000
  • Emma Lidefjard
    signed 2015-01-29 21:34:01 +0000
  • Valerie Roberts
    signed via 2015-01-29 21:32:29 +0000
    My first two babies were born safely here. Leave our hospitals alone!!
  • Alanna allum
    signed 2015-01-29 19:47:08 +0000
  • Louise Adams
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-01-29 19:17:08 +0000
    I have just signed the #SaveStHelier Hospital Petition online. Please sign up to! #SSH #Sutton #StHelier @thomasbrake
  • Louise Adams
    signed 2015-01-29 19:16:38 +0000
  • Felicity Barks
    signed 2015-01-29 09:33:51 +0000
  • Colin sinclaire
    signed 2015-01-28 09:40:38 +0000
    St Helier provides a high quality service for A&E and Maternity and it would be a very poor decision to close or reduce these services. If the recent busy winter weeks has proved anything it is that we should certainly not be looking to close A&E Departments. I would in fact point out that St Helier was recognised locally to have managed extremely well dealing to with the unprecedented numbers in early January. It is unrealistic to expect that community based services could ever replace the need for the St Helier A&E / Maternity or that other hospitals in area could take the added numbers. Such suggestions are often not evidence based and disingenuous. St Helier is a valuable resource to the area it serves and must be protected as such.
  • Lina Kudirkaite
    signed 2015-01-28 00:33:23 +0000
  • Mandy Dew
    signed 2015-01-27 14:51:06 +0000
  • Heather Crowley
    signed 2015-01-27 13:17:02 +0000
    We need better local Hospitals with A&E. Closures are absolutely not acceptable.
  • Gangadevi Kaneshanesan
    signed 2015-01-25 08:12:21 +0000
    Everyday the population is growing.We need more hospital and more has to be built.It is not good to close a well known, situated at proper place with plante of space to build more building not like St Georges hospital.
  • Simon Hossain
    signed 2015-01-25 00:48:20 +0000
  • Noel Wood
    signed 2015-01-24 13:40:48 +0000
    Hospitals is needed for everyone shutting them down for use of other things is no good you are destroying peoples lives buy doing just that
  • Kate Harbottle-Joyce
    signed 2015-01-24 07:58:53 +0000
  • posted about this on Facebook 2015-01-23 20:24:59 +0000
    I have just signed the #SaveStHelier Hospital Petition online. Please sign up to! #SSH #Sutton #StHelier @thomasbrake
  • Steven Lockey
    signed 2015-01-23 20:24:21 +0000
    I was born here and it would be a crime if this hospital was to close.
  • Angels ambrose
    signed 2015-01-23 16:14:58 +0000
  • robert ewing
    signed 2015-01-23 14:33:22 +0000
  • Gillian Catling
    signed 2015-01-21 12:19:47 +0000
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