James meets inspiring volunteers at Queen Mary’s Hospital

James Brokenshire visited Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup to meet and thank volunteers who have dedicated their time to the Hospital and its patients during Coronavirus.

During the visit, James had the opportunity to hear about the vital work the team of nearly 300 volunteers have provided in delivering an outstanding and friendly service to patients and their families during this challenging time.

The visit also provided an opportunity for James to discuss the bright future of the hospital and further investment and facilities, alongside the enhancement of current services with the Chief Executive, Chairman and Deputy Medical Director of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust with the strong support and assistance from James.

Commenting, James said:

“It was inspiring to meet volunteers who choose to give up their time during this incredibly difficult period and make such a positive difference to patients’ lives.”

“Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the management, doctors, nurses, staff, and volunteers who have consistently championed our local hospital, Queen Mary’s can look to the future with confidence. I will continue to campaign hard for Queen Mary’s to ensure all options for further investment and additionality are explored to ensure our local hospital reflects the needs for residents.”