What's planned for the Whittington?

The plans for the Whittington Hospital involve:

  • closing and selling off accomodation for NHS staff
  • closing inpatient wards and axing beds for the elderly and new parents
  • capping births at 4,000 a year
  • recasting the workforce from around 900 to 550


Whittington Hospital cuts

Health chiefs at the Whittington Hospital in Archway claim their plan to close wards, axe jobs and sell buildings could be a template for a new kind of district general hospital.