Charing Cross Hospital: Council hits back at health bosses’ formal complaint over ‘closure’ letter

The formal complaint made by NHS bosses against Hammersmith and Fulham Council is “the latest in a long line of attempts to hide the truth about their Charing Cross Hospital closure plans”, it has been claimed.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the clinical care group (CCG) commission accused the local authority and its leader Stephen Cowan of making “inaccurate and misleading information” over the hospital’s future.

The trust and CCG insisted there are no plans to close Charing Cross or reduce its A&E capacity, and that the hospital is benefiting from a £2.5 million investment in urgent and emergency care services and theatres.

Full Story on Get West London 3 April 2017