The future of Wythenshawe Hospital
is the subject of great controversy.
The official body "Healthier Together" is determined to have it downgraded but three MPs,
Mike Kane (Lab., Wythenshawe and Sale East) have expressed various opinions on the subject and,
on Tuesday 21 July 2015,
all met Health Minister Jeremy Hunt.
The outcome of the meeting has been
widely reported by the media, eg the BBC.
accident or terrorist attack at Manchester Airport could leave many
casualties in need of such surgery
without a nearby hospital to provide
it, as could a major accident on the M56.
The withdrawal of
such provision would involve transfers of
specialists to other hospitals.
course, "Healthier Together" would claim that its proposals re:
Wythenshawe Hospital form
part of much wider proposals, which, overall,
are in the public interest.
The purpose of this article is to enable
readers to conveniently read relevant material and
form their own
opinions, not to promote any particular opinion.
The following relevant material has been published in local newspapers:
An article on page 2 of the Manchester Weekly News of 23 July 2015
Other useful links: