Driving forward with calls for Lister radiotherapy unit to save patients torment of Mount Vernon trek

Calls for a satellite radiotherapy unit at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital to save patients the gruelling journey to north London for treatment are being heard at the highest levels of the National Health Service. North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald, who earlier this month handed in a petition to Parliament to press the case for a new unit, met senior NHS England figures on Tuesday to talk over the issues.

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