Decision details

Lewisham Hospital - Update

Decision Maker: Healthier Communities Select Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



8.1       In response to questions, the Committee were informed that:


·         Lewisham Healthcare Trust are working to deliver the merger with Queen Elizabeth Hospital, while aware that the Judicial Review will be heard in July.

·         The official date to dissolve South London Healthcare Trust (SLHT) has not been communicated to Lewisham Healthcare Trust. However the date as stated by the Special Administrator in the media recently is 1 October 2013.

·         The message that has gone out to patients and residents is that it is ‘Business As Usual’ at Lewisham Hospital.

·         The Chair and Vice-Chair will look to arrange a meeting with the Special Administrator for SLHT to discuss her plans for SLHT.


8.2       RESOLVED:  that this will continue to a standard item on the Committee’s agenda for 2013-14.


Publication date: 28/06/2013

Date of decision: 29/05/2013

Decided at meeting: 29/05/2013 - Healthier Communities Select Committee