CCG Chair welcomes news about Telford’s Princess Royal Hospital Accident & Emergency Department to remain open

22 November 2018 3:53pm

Dr Julian Povey, the Chair of NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group, has welcomed the news released earlier today by Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) that Telford’s Princess Royal Hospital Accident & Emergency Department is to stay open.

Dr Julian Povey, Chair of NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group, said:

“To have to temporarily close a service because there are not enough staff is always a last resort and I am delighted that, at what was almost the 11th hour, a solution has been found to make sure the Accident & Emergency Department at Princess Royal Hospital will now remain open.

“With a secure workforce in place, this means we can now focus on the longer term solution offered by Future Fit to provide safe, sustainable and high quality services for the people of Shropshire.”