Independent report

IRP advice: NHS service change in east Kent

Proposed changes to acute services provided by Ashford, Canterbury and Margate hospitals.


Referrals to the Secretary of State for Health were made by Canterbury and Thanet Community Health Council and South East Kent Community Health Council. The proposed changes relate to services for the population of east Kent provided primarily from the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate. Services at the Buckland Hospital, Dover and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Dover were also included in the proposals.