Friday, February 02, 2007

Public meeting in Keswick, Friday 2nd February

The next stage of the "Great Debate" on health in Cumbria is tomorrow evening at Crosthwaite Parish Rooms, Main Street, Keswick at 7pm.

This will cover the CATS proposals (this stands for "Clinical Assessment, Treatment and Support") which were torn to shreds by the public at Whitehaven this evening, but there will also be it is also your opportunity to comment on general health issues, including the future of Community hospitals.

So if you are a Keswick resident and have concerns about the need to support Mary Hewetson Cottage Hospital, or have a view either for or against the CATS proposals, this is your opportunity to make your concerns and issues known.

This is part of a major consultation on Health in both Cumbria and Lancashire: further public meetings in Cumbria will be held at the following venues, all starting at 7pm:

* Carlisle, Monday 5th February, Denton Holme Community Centre

* Workington, Thursday 8th February, The Oval Centre

* Barrow, Monday 12th February, Forum 28, at 28 Duke Street

* Penrith, Tuesday 13th February, St Andrew's Parish Centre

* Kendal, Wednesday 14th February, Riverside Hotel.

Details of the public meetings in Lancashire can be found at the Lancashire Primary Care Trust website.

The CATS consultation document is available on the internet at

Reponses to the consultation should be submitted by 5pm on 9th March. They can be sent in online by visiting the above consultation website, or by post to

CATS public consultation
Room 3 Preston Business Centre
Watling Street Road
Fulwood, Preston
PR2 8DY.


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