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Whittington Hospital (Neurosurgical Unit)

Volume 934: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he is taking to ensure that the neuro-surgical unit, planned for the Whittington Hospital, Archway, London N.19, will be established there.

The location of neuro-surgical units in the North East Thames Region is still being considered by the regional health authority and my Department has not been formally consulted. Estimates for re-establishing a neuro-surgical unit at the Whittington Hospital vary between £800,000 and £1 million.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what consultations have taken place between his Department and the area health authority regarding the establishing of the neuro-surgical unit at the Whittington Hospital, Archway, London N.19; and if he will give an estimate of the cost of providing such a unit.