Health bosses pledge to bring down deaths from breathing difficulties

Worcester News: Health bosses pledge to bring down deaths from breathing difficulties Health bosses pledge to bring down deaths from breathing difficulties

HEALTH bosses in south Worcestershire have pledged to bring down the numbers of over-75s dying from respiratory disease.

The commitment was made by the governing body of the South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group as it agreed its operating plan for the next two years at a meeting on Thursday, March 27.

There were 72 deaths in this category reported in 2012/13 and the board has pledged to bring this down to 65 or lower in the coming year.

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9:53am Sat 29 Mar 14

Jabbadad says...

Perhaps the Health Bosses could use their considerable powers to address the desil Fumes belching out in ST Swithun Street and The Cross from the Queing Taxis who leave their engines running while stationary.
On several occasions I have approached Taxi drivers and politely asked them to turn off their engines since the fumes along St Swithun Street and The Cross seem to hold the engine fumes and to those who suffer from Asthma and other breathing ilnesses, can be a serious matter.
Even the Butchers were told to close their doors to keep the fumes out.
I have contacted the Environment agency and was told that they do not handle reports from members of the public on issues such as this and that I should contact the local councilor, which happens to be Simon Geraghty, who threw the Disabled off the St Swithun Street parking and gave it to the Taxis, so no anticipated help there then, or from our City Council Managing Director who publicly supported Simon in his actions over the disabled parking.
So Its a health Issue and it's a Breathing Issue so come on The NHS.
Perhaps the Health Bosses could use their considerable powers to address the desil Fumes belching out in ST Swithun Street and The Cross from the Queing Taxis who leave their engines running while stationary. On several occasions I have approached Taxi drivers and politely asked them to turn off their engines since the fumes along St Swithun Street and The Cross seem to hold the engine fumes and to those who suffer from Asthma and other breathing ilnesses, can be a serious matter. Even the Butchers were told to close their doors to keep the fumes out. I have contacted the Environment agency and was told that they do not handle reports from members of the public on issues such as this and that I should contact the local councilor, which happens to be Simon Geraghty, who threw the Disabled off the St Swithun Street parking and gave it to the Taxis, so no anticipated help there then, or from our City Council Managing Director who publicly supported Simon in his actions over the disabled parking. So Its a health Issue and it's a Breathing Issue so come on The NHS. Jabbadad
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