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Secretary of State backs next phase of Whipps Cross Redevelopment

The next phase of the Whipps Cross Hospital redevelopment has received backing from the Health and Social Care Secretary and the Government’s new hospital building programme .

Support has now been confirmed for phase two of our ‘enabling works’, which includes construction of a 500-space car park, which we need before the new hospital build can begin.

Alastair Finney, redevelopment director, said:

This approval is another exciting step closer to building the future Whipps hospital. During the coming weeks we will continue to work closely with the New Hospital Programme to finalise the funding and timeline for this crucial next phase of work.

In a tweet earlier today, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay, said:

In a tweet earlier today, the Secretary of State for Health, Steve Barclay, said:

Find out more at bartshealth.nhs.uk/future-whipps or watch our short animation:

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  1. Claire Davis Wednesday, 24 August 2022 at 06:01 PM

    This is very exciting news for all of us who work and volunteer at Whipps Cross. Watching the next phase of works will have a positive impact on morale because it demonstrates that we are moving closer to creating a world class healthcare facility for the community that we serve.