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Residents urged to attend meeting over plans to merge hospital trusts

PUBLISHED: 11:43 06 December 2011 | UPDATED: 11:56 06 December 2011

Central Middlesex Hospital could team up with its counterparts in Ealing

Central Middlesex Hospital could team up with its counterparts in Ealing

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Central Middlesex and Northwick Park Hospital could team up with its counterparts in Ealing

Residents concerned about proposed hospital reform can air their concerns at a public meeting tomorrow (Wednesday).

The forum at Ealing Town Hall will provide the most up to date information surrounding the proposed merger between North West London Hospital Trust and Ealing Hospital Trust.

The hospital trusts are planning a merger after an independent report revealed that both trusts were among 20 trusts country wide that were not clinically or financially viable.

If implemented, the plans would see North West London Hospital Trust, which manages St Mark’s, Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals merge with Ealing Hospital to form one umbrella organisation.

Although no decision has been taken a variety of proposals have been suggested, including axing Central Middlesex Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department.

The meeting will begin at 6pm and there are only 100 spaces available.

Residents can reserve a place by signing up at http://ealinglinkconsultation.eventbrite.co.uk/.

Similar consultations will also be taking place in Brent and in Harrow next month.


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