Change in health and social care is both necessary and unavoidable. That is the message from the Department of Health following the conclusion of public consultations on reshaping stroke and breast assessment care.
Permanent Secretary Richard Pengelly said: “I would like to thank everyone who took the time to make their views known. The Department will now examine the evidence submitted and decide on the best way forward. In doing so, I can assure the public that we will be paying close attention to all the issues raised, including the genuine concerns voiced about the proposals for stroke and breast assessment care.”
The Department is planning further public consultations in the months ahead on the future of daycase surgery services and urgent and emergency care.
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