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.
This week in Parliament, local MP Lucy Allan will lead a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament on Wednesday to highlight the legal duties placed on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to reduce health inequalities.