High Court win for stroke service reconfiguration in South East

Eight separate grounds of challenge were made by the claimants in this judicial review – it challenged the decision taken by ten CCGs to de-commission acute stroke services at various sites in Kent. The CCGs’ proposal was to replace those services with three hyper-acute stroke units at alternative existing hospital sites.

This High Court decision draws together a number of key learning points for commissioners involved in service reconfiguration. It also offers some clarity as to what commissioners can expect from the courts in future challenges. We review Mrs Justice Farbey's decision here

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