Thursday, 6 September 2012
Community Hospital Debate this afternoon
For my part I had the opportunity to raise and discuss Haltwhistle Hospital which is the model rebuild of a community hospital, and Hexham Hospital, which is the first local PFI buyout. Our local teams across the county do fantastic work as a local health service.
I also had to make a declaration [as we have to in every debate where we have an interest] that I had far too much knowledge of the NHS lately as a 2011 brain tumour patient, charity fundraiser and former jockey who sadly took a few too many falls...