**NEWSFLASH** Major funds for St Helier Hospital. Future Secure.
Prime Minister CONFIRMS major investment in St Helier hospital. Brand New acute care hospital to provide new Accident & Emergency, CRITICAL care, and maternity departments. secures long term future of healthcare in Sutton.
On Sunday the Prime Minster Boris Johnson announced £13 billion of hospital investment to build 40 new hospitals, the biggest round of hospital building in a generation. And St Helier Hospital is confirmed in the first six, with the money to fund a major new acute services hospital.
Neil Garratt cheered this news, “I work in St Helier hospital every week as a volunteer so I’ve seen first hand the new diabetes unit, fracture clinic, orthopaedic clinic, kidney dialysis unit, and the upgraded A&E department that have all opened in the last year. Plus the improvements to the outside of the building and the main reception. That money has made a big difference.”
“But this announcement is the big one, it’s the one we’ve all been working for. This major investment will transform acute care for people in Sutton, such as A&E, emergency surgery, inpatient paediatrics, critical care, and maternity care, and secures the long term future of St Helier Hospital.”
“There will be more details to come, and do look out for a consultation to have your say on the plans, but for now we should all be delighted with this fantastic news.”
You can see an outline of Epsom and St Helier‘s plans for this money here: Strategic Outline Case Summary (PDF).
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