Pub­lic meet­ing will see top doc­tor dis­cuss A&E’s future

Macclesfield Express - - FIGHT TO SAVE A&E -

A DOC­TOR will talk about the future of A&E at a pub­lic meet­ing.

Dr Paul Bowen, chair­man of the East­ern Cheshire Clin­i­cal Com­mis­sion­ing Group (CCG) will at­tend the Make it Mac­cles­field meet­ing on Fri­day (De­cem­ber 2).

He will give a sum­mary of the Car­ing To­gether pro­gramme and the case for more ‘joined up lo­cal healthcare’.

The meet­ing is open to all res­i­dents to ask ques­tions about health ser­vices.

Mike Rance, vice chair­man of Make it Mac­cles­field, said: “I’m aware of the enor­mous progress that’s been made in re­tain­ing the A&E.

“Well done for the Ex­press con­tri­bu­tion to this out­come.

“There’ll be less pres­sure on Paul Bowen at our meet­ing but I’d still like a de­cent au­di­ence to use the op­por­tu­nity to give Paul a chance to set out next steps and for peo­ple to ask points of clar­i­fi­ca­tion.”

The meet­ing is in the Mill Court Bal­cony at the As­traZeneca Hurds­field Cam­pus at 8am, with re­fresh­ments avail­able from 7.30am.

Any­one can at­tend but or­gan­is­ers pre­fer peo­ple to regis­ter via Eventbrite.

There will also be dis­cus­sion about the town cen­tre re­gen­er­a­tion.

Dr Paul Bowen

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