New home plan for un­used NHS sites

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

HEALTH: Thou­sands of af­ford­able homes will be built on un­used or sur­plus NHS land across Eng­land.

The pol­icy is ex­pected to cre­ate about 3,000 homes with the money gen­er­ated set to be pumped back into NHS ser­vices. Un­der the plans, NHS staff will be given first re­fusal to buy the homes.

The an­nounce­ment fol­lows 17 rec­om­men­da­tions made in March last year by a re­view, of which 15 have now been ac­cepted.

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