When is a new hospital NOT a new hospital? When this government has a hand in it…

On 19 August Health minister Sajid Javid tweeted that he was on his way to open “one of the new 48 hospitals” promised by his government. Only he wasn’t. ┬áHe was going to open a new cancer unit, part of an existing hospital: the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle, Cumbria, opened by Tony Blair in 2000. … Continue reading When is a new hospital NOT a new hospital? When this government has a hand in it…