Public meeting to hear more about health service proposals for Winchester area

A PUBLIC meeting on the future of the NHS is being arranged by MP Steve Brine.

The meeting, at a location in Winchester to be disclosed on Thursday January 12, is open to any Winchester and Chandler’s Ford constituents, but by prior registration only.

It the latest of his ASKtheNHS events as the NHS publishes its Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) on the future of local NHS services.

Critics fear it heralds a round of hospital closures and mergers as health managers struggle to cope to rising demand.

The STP will plot the course for future health, social care and public health provision across Hampshire Proposals about the future of acute and emergency care across Winchester, Basingstoke and Southampton is expected soon.

Full Story on The Hampshire Cronicle 4 January 2017