South London MPs to meet Hunt over proposed A&E closures

Health Secretary Jeremy Hun
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt Credit: Reuters

A collection of South London MPs are due to meet Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt this evening to discuss the proposed closure of Lewisham Hospital's A&E and maternity units.

Matthew Kershaw will also be at the meeting - he was the administrator responsible for drawing up the recommendations.

Members of the community in Lewisham have been very active in campaigning against the closures, with everyone from young mothers to pensioners taking up the cause


Lewisham Hospital demo

Campaigners fighting against plans to close the A&E and maternity units at Lewisham Hospital are due to hold a final demonstration outside the Department of Health today.