Cancer patient’s sadness over closure of Kingston ward which kept him alive

From Kingston Guardian.

A cancer patient treated at a vital hospital ward set to close has spoken out about the move which could see jobs go.

Derwent ward, which looks after rheumatology, haematology and general medicine patients, is due to be closed from level six in the Esher Wing at Kingston by the end of February.

The closure means 20 beds out of 500 will go in a bid to make £2.6m in savings.

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