‘Mobile theatre use will not lead to hospital privatisation’

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

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Concerns have been raised over a mobile theatre operated by a private company being used reduce waiting times at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital.

The Protect Chorley Hospital Campaign group has voiced fears that the move means staff are being ‘stood down’ and an existing theatre is being left empty and unused.

But the chief executive of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Karen Partington, has quashed the rumours, denying that there are plans to privatise the hospital.


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