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FUTURE OF ELLINGHAM WARD AND CROWLIN HOUSE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2192: tabled on 28 October 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House applauds the outstanding mental health services hitherto provided at Ellingham Ward Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Woodhaven Hospital and the excellent 24-hour support given at Crowlin House residential rehabilitation unit in the New Forest; deplores the so-called temporary closure of the former and the continuing threat to the future of the latter; notes that without Ellingham Ward, there would not have been enough PICU beds in the Trust area for 80 per cent. of the time; fears for the welfare of vulnerable residents currently in Crowlin House and for everyone who will need half-way house 24-hour care in future; and accordingly calls upon the Hampshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to reopen Ellingham Ward, to restore its highly-skilled and dedicated staff team, and to remove the threat to Crowlin House immediately.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.