Councils will meet to discuss hospital merger plan

Hinchingbrooke Hospital,

Hinchingbrooke Hospital, - Credit: Archant

Councillors from across Cambridgeshire will come together to scrutinise the details of the planned merger of Hinchingbrooke Hospital and the Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council will meet on October 17 to form a joint health scrutiny committee to consider the full business cases, approved recently by both hospital trusts, which will pave the way for create a single organisation.

The joint committee chairmen are encouraging questions from the local community and request that speakers register their intention to speak by contacting the democratic services officer no later than midday, three working days before the meeting.

The meeting will take place at Peterborough Town Hall and starts at 6pm.

For more information, including access arrangements and facilities for people with disabilities contact Pippa Turvey, at Peterborough City Council, on 01733 452460 or email:

The joint health committee papers and documents are available at: