So far there is very little information publicly available. If you look on the Trust's website all you will find is a press release issued in February.
UNISON and the other trade unions representing staff at the Hospital will be requesting further information, along the lines of the documents published by George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, who are going through a similar process. But here are some useful documents.
Weston Hospital press statement announcing the procurement project:
PIN notice - advertising Weston Hospital out to the market for expressions of interest:
George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton are going through a similar process, but have published many of the documents on their website:
Also relevant currently are:
National Audit Office report on the Franchising of Hinchingbrooke Hospital:
Public Accounts Committee report on the Franchising of Hinchingbrooke Hospital:
We ask anyone with an interest in keeping Weston Hospital public to contact the North Somerset branch of UNISON by email: email@example.com or phone 01934 634759.