"Closing of Temple Clinic United Reformed Church"
About: Bromley Healthcare / Health visiting Bromley Healthcare Health visiting BR2 7EH
Posted by marale (as ),
To whom it may concern,
I would like to express my disapproval towards the closing of the day clinic near my house. I have a newborn, and this clinic is a couple of blocks away from my house. I have found it very helpful, as it gives me the chance to follow up on the growth of my little one as well as, sitting down with a midwife to speak about challenges or express concerns.
This closure means I will now need to go to another clinic, which is not in my area, and since I do not have a car, that means I will now need to take public transport. It also means that everyone in the area will need to go to this clinic, so what used to take half an hour of my day, may now take at least 3 hours. As I will now take at least 20 minutes by bus (each way), plus waiting time at the clinic, plus the time I actually speak with someone.
I understand you also have "helplines", but they seem to be understaffed for the demand, and to be honest, I found it`s easier to explain in person.