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Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd October 2018.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Conservative, Gainsborough 12:00 am, 23rd October 2018

A constituent has just written to me saying that his diabetic care has been moved from John Coupland Hospital to Lincoln Hospital under the mistaken bureaucratic belief that bigger is better. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which covers Lincoln Hospital, is struggling. It is treating only 69% of people in A&E within four hours, when the figure should be 95%. What is the Minister going to do to ensure that large rural areas get the best and the same healthcare as large cities?