Challenge over Chase Farm cuts

Enfield council is to mount a legal challenge over the closure of maternity and A&E units at Chase Farm that David Cameron once vowed to save.

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Chase Farm decision 'grave breach' of expectation

For many years the people of Enfield have been assured that improvements to primary care would be in place before the closure of the A&E and maternity services at Chase Farm Hospital.

The CCG's decision today to go ahead without these promises being fulfilled is a grave breach of our residents' legitimate expectations.

These conditions required that a number of new sites were to be developed to provide improved primary care services to the people of Enfield before the A&E and maternity departments could be closed.

– Doug Taylor, Enfield Council leader

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