New and expectant mothers, registered with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, will receive their care in the first midwifery community hub in Fenland.
A pilot scheme has been launched at North Cambs Hospital in Wisbech to ease pressure on busy A&E departments.
Government funds coming into Cambridgeshire will provide a £100 million children’s hospital on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site in Cambridge and £25 million to expand Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon.
First phase of an £8 million redevelopment of the North Cambs Hospital, Wisbech, is complete and that includes a newly refurbished physiotherapy centre and gym.
Minor injuries units at three Cambridgeshire hospitals have been saved after it was announced that a government policy will focus on “keeping healthcare local”.
A plaque has been unveiled in memory of Ann Carlisle, a former Wisbech mayor and chairman of Fenland District Council, who died aged 81 in October 2016.
A popular former Wisbech Town player and manager presented a cheque of more than £900 to a day care centre to help them create a garden for patients.
Wisbech could be used as a role model for the rest of the country to show how small local hospitals can ease the pressure on NHS bed shortages at larger settings.
A team of 10 young people from the Prince’s Trust have given the garden at the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre some tender loving care.
A Wisbech bus re-launched last summer after a previous attempt – and £52,000 in subsidies failed – is once again under threat.