DHSC confirms it will not acquire former Rutherford sites

Professor Karol Sikora, former chief medical officer, Rutherford Health

The government has said it has no intention of reopening three proton beam therapy centres previously operated by Rutherford Health because they do not meet current NHS specifications and would not help cut delays to cancer treatment. Former Rutherford Health CMO Professor Karol Sikora launched a campaign to reopen the sites in Newport, Reading and…

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