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"The problem is funding" Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman of Imperial NHS Trust - BBC News

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Published on Sep 16, 2016

BBC London News 15/09/2016

“Deeply flawed hospital plans must be halted immediately” says Michael Mansfield QC

Landmark report says plans threaten fundamental principles of the NHS and provide “no realistic prospect of achieving good quality accessible healthcare for all.”
One of the country’s biggest hospital shake-ups is deeply flawed, likely to exacerbate a deteriorating situation, a threat to the fundamental principles of a universal NHS and should be halted immediately, according to a landmark report from the Independent Healthcare Commission chaired by Michael Mansfield QC.
NHS North West London’s Shaping a Healthier Future (SaHF) programme has already seen the hugely controversial closures of two A&E departments, at Hammersmith and Central Middlesex hospitals and the closure of Ealing maternity unit. Further downgrading of Ealing hospital is planned, along with the closure and sale of the majority of Charing Cross hospital site.
The Independent Commission also uncovered shocking details of spiralling management and consultancy costs. At the same time, a crisis is developing in emergency services, with GP services clearly failing to meet demand across the region, contributing to a crisis in A&E performance.

Please check the Hammersmith and Fulham Council website:
https://www.lbhf.gov.uk/articles/news...


Check these sites:

http://saveourhospitals.blogspot.co.uk/

http://saveourhospitals.net/

#SaveOurHospitals #NHS #LBHF #Hammersmith #Fulham

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