New Harborough Hospital Finally Opens

March 7, 2017 10:56 PM
By Phil Knowles

So after 29 years of campaigning the doors are finally open on the New Harborough Hospital. The facility has been warmly welcomed by patients and staff.

This morning I had a guided tour of the facility, met with patients and staff and bosses from the NHS. All were delighted with the building and what it will offer.

The new Hospital has been at the top of the media agenda today. My first interview was with BBC Radio Leicester at 7 am. Since then I have been interviewed by BBC TV, ITV, radio HFM along with news reporters from the Harborough Mail and Leicester Mercury.

Harborough finally has the 21st century medical facility it needs and deserves. After all the broken promises and years of disappointment we finally got the NHS over the line and secured the new hospital for our community. We always believed this could be delivered for Harborough, we always believed it would be delivered for the people of Harborough. Today the aspiration and the belief became a reality.

Kind regards. Phil

Cllr Phil Knowles