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The Health Secretary on Thursday opened the Northern Center for Cancer Care, a new £ 35million center at Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle. Shortly before, he had tweeted a photo of himself at work, with the caption: “I can’t wait to open one of the 48 new hospitals later today.
However, Ms. Rayner replied, “This is a lie. There is no new hospital.
Angry Express.co.uk readers fired back, accusing the Labor MP of ignoring her party’s health concerns while in government.
One wrote: ‘You mean how Labor lied about the privatization of the NHS and PFIs which cost the country millions of pounds out of the NHS budget every year?
“And like Blair lying about weapons of mass destruction.” Like that you mean?
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Another added: “It doesn’t matter if you call it a treatment center or a hospital. If it looks like a hospital, acts like a hospital, and gives people the much-needed care and treatment like a hospital does, then there’s a good chance it is a hospital.
“As a cancer patient, I am extremely offended that Rayner tries to score political points through this. “
A third posted: “Rayner chose the words used.
“Cancer hospital, Cancer center, Cancer unit, Cancer services, Chemotherapy unit.
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“It doesn’t matter what you choose to call it. All of this means good news for the people of northern England.
“Rayner once again showing the desperation of work.”
The Northern Center for Cancer Care includes radiation therapy machines, a chemotherapy day unit and a CT scanner.
He received his first patients last week, with 2,000 patients already booked for treatment at the center.
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“Rayner once again showing the desperation of Labor”
Sajid Javid became Health Secretary in June
Mr Johnson insisted the government planned to open 48 new hospitals in October.
Another Express.co.uk reader wrote: “I am very happy to hear that there is a new cancer unit. Obviously, Rayner is not.
A fifth posted: “New hospital, new facility. What is the difference? Socialists don’t like it because they mistakenly believe that “care” is their territory. “
The new center is managed by the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
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Mr Javid insisted that ‘the NHS is there for everyone’ when the new center opened.
Responding to Ms. Rayner’s criticism, a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Welfare said: “There are many hospitals that specialize in one area of care or are co-located – they are hospitals nonetheless.
“We have always been clear that the scale and size of each new hospital will vary depending on the needs of each local area.
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“In some cases it will be new hospitals on a new site, and in other cases a new hospital on an existing site with facilities dedicated to particular conditions, such as cancer.”
Mr Javid became health secretary in June after his predecessor, Matt Hancock, was forced to resign.
The UK is currently battling the highly infectious variant of the Delta coronavirus, with everyone in Britain over the age of 16 now eligible for a vaccine.