MP Steve Baker tonight called on the community to claim control of Wycombe Hospital if further changes brought in by the NHS “don’t work”.
Chairing a meeting at Great Marlow School, he said he is “inclined to trust” health chiefs over their plans for the hospital, but urged people to take action if necessary.
We had a good meeting in which it became ever more clear that we cannot go on with public services which are organised in a way that is not sufficiently accountable to the public. That’s why, if the NHS providers make a mess of the present changes, I will be calling for local, mutual ownership of our hospital.
For more on the Government’s plans for public services, please see the Open Public Services whitepaper.