Business Case for hospital cuts and A&E closure shows Government’s loaded funding dice is forcing gamble with our health

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital Trust’s Outline Business Case (OBC) is supposed to incorporate changes suggested by public, patients and stakeholders, during the Trust’s “engagement” process on the Strategic Outline Case.

But the OBC airbrushes the public’s and Calderdale Council’s rejection of their earlier Strategic Outline Case (SOC).

The Trust has been selective about what it includes from “engagement” with the public and patients. Continue reading