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No discharge notes from A&E, GPs told

Patients of GPs in Whitby took to the streets this week in protest at their PCT's threat to withdraw services from the town's community hospital. Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale PCT tried to hush up the plans ­ revealed in secret meeting minutes leaked to Pulse (February 19) ­ until after the general election.

Dr Terry McCormack, a GP in the town, said the furore over the news had already brought progress and that the trust had offered to talk with GPs.

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