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
Tonight it will be feeling chillier but will be brighter tomorrow.
The clinic has apologised for the human error that resulted in the private health information of HIV patients being leaked.
The multi-millionaire strip-club owner defended his policy of taking 23% of the service charges made by waitresses in his bars.