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CLOSURE OF THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AT ROYAL BROMPTON HOSPITAL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 255: tabled on 25 June 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is concerned at the decision by the Safe and Sustainable Review of Children's Heart Surgery to recommend closure of the intensive care unit at Royal Brompton Hospital; believes that the specialist services for children with cystic fibrosis, severe asthma and other respiratory illnesses will be downgraded as a result; calls on Ministers in the Department of Health to meet doctors and other representatives of the hospital to discuss how the decision will impact on current levels of clinical expertise and respiratory research programmes; and fully supports comprehensive consultation with parents of those children affected before any decisions are made.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.