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Vascular services decision to be made later this month
3:28pm Thursday 13th September 2012 in News
PLANS to move vascular services from Morecambe Bay Hospitals are set to be decided, this month.
Kendal Town Councillor Matthew Severn said South Lakeland had been ‘completely forgotten about’ in proposals which suggest concentrating services to sites at Preston, Blackburn and Carlisle.
The move will see inpatient vascular surgery stripped from the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
Cumbria and Lancashire overview and scrutiny committee will meet on September 25, at Preston County Hall, to consider a final decision.
Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron hopes to raise the issue in Parliament with an Early Day Motion, before plans are finalised.
He has urged residents to give their feedback at www.feedbacksurveys.org.uk/vascularservices.