• Hugo Swire on Ottery Hospital’s bed losses:  This is not the time for “whipping up excitement”

    18th September 2014 | News | Claire
  • He added that it was not a time for “whipping up excitement.”

    Mr Swire confirmed that he would be asking the North, East and West Devon’s clinical commissioning group for its methodology.

    Here’s the iplayer link to this morning’s programme. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004kfx1

    Mr Swire is interviewed at about 8.10am and my full interview is played in the first half an hour. Other interviews with GPs, leagues of friends are featured throughout the programme.

    This afternoon, Devon County Council’s health and wellbeing scrutiny committee will be discussing the arrangements for consultation.