Wednesday 6 July 2011
Cheshunt Urgent Care Centre (Hertfordshire)
The Petition of residents of Broxbourne Borough and surrounding areas,
Declares that the decision taken by Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust to close Cheshunt Urgent Care Centre (U.C.C.) fails to recognise the importance and value of the U.C.C. to the local community.
The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Secretary of State for Health to use his offices to intervene in the matter to require the PCT to revisit its decision in regards to the U.C.C., and keep GP-led services operating at the site.
And the Petitioners remain, etc.—[Presented by Mr Charles Walker, Official Report, 20 June 2011; Vol. 530, c. 134.]
Observations from the Secretary of State for Health:
The matters raised in the petition are local matters and my Department will bring it to the attention of East of England Strategic Health Authority.