Declares opposition to the closure of the Shire Hill Hospital in Glossop as it is the only credible option.
The petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Government to rule the consultation invalid an enable Shire Hill Hospital to continue their excellent rehabilitation service.
And the petitioners remain, etc.—[Presented by Ruth George, Official Report, 25 October 2017; Vol. 630, c. 358.]
Observations from the Minister for Care (Caroline Dinenage):
This is a matter for the local NHS. It is important that local reconfiguration decisions are made locally, where the care needs of the local population are best understood.