Whether that is being able to access a doctor’s appointment quickly or having first class healthcare facilities in our Borough.

  • We need to guarantee a long-term future for Burnley hospital through skills, increased diagnostics & investment.
  • We already have advanced surgical robots at Burnley General Hospital. And I’m backing the drive for more innovation and technology in this area.
  • Burnley has one of Lancashire's best maternity units. I will work with the Trust to build on this and make Burnley an even better place to raise a family.

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Digital Healthcare Transformation

Earlier this week I met with the head of our local NHS Trust to discuss current levels of performance and how we need to continue to invest in Burnley Hospital to ensure it remains at the heart of our local healthcare.

Antony supports awareness day to close deadly cancer gap.

A quarter of cancers in the UK have an average five-year survival rate of just 16%. They are known as the less survivable cancers.
NHS data shows less survivable cancers are far more likely to be diagnosed in emergency settings yet early diagnosis is crucial for survival.

Mental Health Reforms

Parity between mental health and physical health is so important. It’s something that I not only promised during the General Election campaign but which I am personally committed to.