The epidemic of community hospital closures shows no signs of slowing down …

We in East Devon feel your pain:

“Former MP slams plans to close Teignmouth Hospital – the first purpose build NHS Hospital in the UK”

The area’s former MP says:

“We need more hospital beds. The Germans have 8.13 beds per 1000 people but the UK only has 2.61 beds per 1,000, and this needs to improve as there is a local and a national need for beds.”