§ Mr. Sheerman
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps she is taking to ensure the continuation of the work of the breast unit at Guy's hospital.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
Guy's and St. Thomas's hospital trust and the London implementation group have jointly indicated their intention to retain breast cancer services, and the associated research programme, within the trust.
There will be a full public consultation on any proposed changes to hospital services in south east London in due course.
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