Trust is 'fully committed' to Newark Hospital

NHS Nottinghamshire County says it is 'fully committed to the future of Newark Hospital'. The future of healthcare services at the hospital was debated in the commons last night, after the trust which runs it announced planned changes.

MP Patrick Mercer claims that with a growing population and the planned closure of the ambulance station, there's a risk that services for local patients will suffer. But hospital bosses insist the quality of services will not be affected by the planned changes.

Newark and Sherwood CCG has consistently endorsed its commitment to a vibrant and sustainable future for Newark Hospital at the heart of the community it serves. The Board is fully committed to the future of Newark Hospital but will not compromise on the quality and safety of the services it provides.

– Dr Amanda Sullivan, Newark and Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group.