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£1m funding for A&E

£1m funding for A&E
21st April 2017

We are absolutely thrilled to be receiving £1m funding to relieve pressure on our Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department. This really is very good news for our patients.

We plan to use the money to build a brand new urgent care centre (UCC) integrated with our Emergency Department.

This will allow a centralised point of access for patients who will be directed to A&E or the UCC depending on their clinical need. Having the two services side by side will mean patients will benefit from a seamless service with clinicians from primary care and the hospital working even more closely together.