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Acute Hospitals

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment her Department has made of the minimum acceptable distance of a fully functioning acute hospital from Sellafield. (117166)

North Cumbria acute hospitals national Health service trust is currently developing proposals for a new acute hospital in West Cumbria in the context of the whole system review of health services in Cumbria. Any proposals emerging from this review will be subject to public consultation in due course.