Members of the CCG’s Joint Committee met on Thursday 10 August and agreed to go out to consultation with a preferred option that will see Planned Care at the Princess Royal Hospital and the Emergency Care Centre & Women & Childrens Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury.
The threat to services at the PRH is perhaps now stronger than ever. The CCGs agreed to move forward with a consultation with a preferred option that would see:
You can read about the 'Future Fit' proposals on their website.
We believe moving services makes no sense.
The £28 million Women & Children’s Centre opened only three years ago and Telford was chosen because clinically this was the best location. Telford and Wrekin is one of the fastest growing areas in the region and retaining full A&E services is also vital.
You can read more about the proposals being considered by Future Fit here.
We urge people to join our campaign to keep these vital services at PRH.
Together we can make the voice of the people who use the services of PRH clearly heard.
Take action now
We want you to write to you local MP and tell them that this move simply cannot happen and why. These are vital services and our MPs need to raise the issue within Government and fight our corner. Now is the time to lobby them into action.
Your local MPs are:
Lucy Allan - MP for Telford, House of Commons, London. SW1A 0AA. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Pritchard - MP for The Wrekin, House of Commons, London. SW1A 0AA. Email email@example.com
Philip Dunne - MP for Ludlow, House of Commons, London. SW1A 0AA. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Owen Paterson - MP for north Shropshire, House of Commons, London. SW1A 0AA. Email Patersono@parliament.uk