An Improving Healthcare Together Committee in Common meeting was held on 3rd July 2020, from 11:00 – 14:00. Due to the current social distancing rules for coronavirus, the meeting took place online and was live streamed via Microsoft Teams.
At this meeting, NHS leaders have approved plans which will see a brand new, state of the art hospital built in Sutton to treat the sickest patients with most services staying put in modernised buildings at Epsom and St Helier hospitals.
The Committees in Common have agreed:
- The clinical model for the delivery of district hospital services and the specialist emergency care hospital (SECH);
- Sutton as the preferred option for the location of the SECH, with continued provision of district hospital services at Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital
- The recommendations for implementation (as set out in Decision-Making Business Case and Appendix 1); and
- The establishment of a Strategic Executive Group and Strategic Oversight Group to monitor the delivery of the recommendations throughout implementation.
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