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"Bucks hospitals overwhelmed and underfunded", says campaigner

"Bucks hospitals overwhelmed and underfunded", says campaigner

Published by the Mix96 News Team at 5:52am 27th January 2017. (Updated at 4:40pm 27th January 2017)

A woman from High Wycombe is concerned about the state of hospitals in Buckinghamshire.]

Ozma Hafiz, who's behind the Save Wycombe Hospital campaign, is calling on locals to put pressure on MPs and government officials to allocate more funding for the NHS.

It comes at a time when A&E departments up and down the country are under additional winter strain, including in Aylesbury.

She said:

"Once again it's clear that a town the size of High Wycombe should never have lost it's A&E.

"With the population in Bucks set to increase, things are only going to get worse."

Stoke Mandeville Hospital

She reckons Stoke Mandeville is being overwhelmed and that there's been calls for patients who can go home to do so and come back the next day.

Ozma added:

"We were one of the first to face downgrades here in Buckinghamshire, and other hospitals are fast following, so it's important for Buckinghamshire residents to speak up about the changes for the sake of other hospitals up and down the country."

We're waiting on a statement from Bucks Healthcare.

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