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Worcestershire's hospitals to stay open

12th October 2012

NHS manager have lifted the threat of closure from hospitals in Worcestershire.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust had considered closing the Worcestershire Royal, the Kidderminster or Alexandra Hospitals in Redditch to save £50m, along with a proposal to shut the A&E and maternity units at the Alexandra. While there are still no firm guarantees over which services can be protected the trust’s chief executive Eamonn Kelly has confirmed that there is no longer a plan to close any of the hospitals.


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Article Information

Title: Worcestershire's hospitals to stay open
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 22936
Date Added: 12th Oct 2012


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