Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning groups (CCGs) have unveiled their plan to merge to save on running costs. CCGs are responsible for planning and ordering health care services in their local areas.
Today in Parliament, the Education Select Committee held an evidence session with East Sussex County Council and the London Borough of Newham as part of the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) inquiry.
Hospice care is something we all value. It improves the quality of life of those with terminal conditions, helping them live as fully as they can to the end of life. A hospice looks after physical, emotional and spiritual needs and supports family members.
In the last few days we have seen a Remain dominated Parliament hijack the Brexit process, blocking no deal, proposing various new options, creating more delay and uncertainty for our country and for my constituents.
Today during Health Questions in Parliament, Health Secretary Matthew Hancock MP confirmed that the Independent Reconfiguration Panel will consider all the evidence in the Future Fit decision, to ensure that the plans are in the best interests of both Shrewsbury and Telford.
The process of making fundamental change to the way hospital care is delivered in Shropshire must have integrity. It is an enormous undertaking affecting the long-term future of all healthcare provision across county and at huge public cost.