Edward Hain hospital to remain closed “because of fire risk”

Posted By on 26th September 2016

There has been a further delay to plans to re-open the Edward Hain community hospital at St Ives, which was closed in February due to concern about fire safety.

Work on the 12-bed unit had been scheduled to start earlier this month.  But now health officials have decided that even with remedial works, some patients – particularly those with mobility problems - would not be able to escape the building in the event of a fire.

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