Public back NHS plans

A PUBLIC consulatation has shown that people back proposals for Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust to become a Foundation Trust.

Tracy Allen, Chief Executive of Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, said: “We firmly believe that becoming a Foundation Trust will give us greater opportunity to build a local NHS service that meets the needs of local people.

“Over several months we have consulted widely on our plans and it is extremely heartening to know that we have such strong backing from the public.”