P-06-1370 Save overnight minor injuries provision at Nevill Hall Hospital in Abergavenny
petition was submitted by Richard John, having collected a total of 5,182
Text of Petition:
Aneurin Bevan University
Health Board has set out plans to close its Minor Injuries Unit at Nevill Hall
Hospital overnight. This will mean that between 1am and 7am in the entire
health board area, there will be just one open Minor Injuries Unit - at the Royal
Gwent Hospital in Newport.
This change would
significantly increase travel times for residents in Blaenau Gwent,
Monmouthshire, Torfaen and parts of Caerphilly. The change would make the Royal
Gwent and the Grange even busier.
The health board has
opened a consultation on the proposal: https://abuhb.nhs.wales/about-us/engagement/public-engagement-consultation/current-opportunities/provision-of-minor-injury-unit-services-8-week-engagement/.
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Business type: Petition
Reason considered: Senedd Business;
Status: For consideration
First published: 13/11/2023