Today the Department of Health said any plans to make changes to hospital services should be based on "sound clinical advice" and show a clear benefit to patients in that area.
The Department of Health added: "Local healthcare organisations, doctors, nurses and other health professionals, with their knowledge of the patients they serve, are best placed to decide what services they need for patients in their area
"The Health Secretary will be responding to Mr Taylor's letter in due course."
More top news
Britney Spears sung hits from all nine of her albums during her highly-anticipated appearance at the Apple Music Festival in London.
The Met Office says temperatures are likely to climb above 20 celsius.
In a sketch for 'The Late Late Show', James Corden temporarily took charge with some unusual coaching techniques.