Sarcoma South UK Support Group Blog

Approval for Stanmore's new building

Posted by Steve on Friday 20th March

The NHS has finally granted approval for Stanmore hospital redevelopment. Let's hope it goes ahead without a hitch.

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) and the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA) are delighted to confirm that the outline business case for the next major phase of the rebuild of the hospital at Stanmore, Middlesex, has been unconditionally approved.

The TDA’s Board approved the business case on 19 March 2015, giving the RNOH the go-ahead to select a final bidder for the rebuild

More at RNOH's website


Lymphoedema Petition

Posted by Sheila on Friday 20th March

Many of us have lymphoedema as a result of our treatment. Please see the new petition sponsored by the British Lymphology Society asking NHS England to develop a national strategy for lymphoedema so that appropriate treatment becomes available to us all.

Please sign at Save the NHS £100 - for every £1 spent on lymphoedema treatments


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