In south-east London...

plans to close Guy's Hospital accident and emergency department should be 'carefully re-evaluated' to make sure St Thomas' Hospital can cope, but does not say it should be kept open.

Guy's and St Thomas' trust should 'demonstrate the validity' of building plans at St Thomas' when there is 'suitable accommodation' at Guy's for services scheduled to transfer between the two sites. Mr Dobson said this would mean 'more services will be provided at Guy's than would have happened under the Conservatives'.

a major capital scheme to develop Queen Elizabeth Hospital and replace services at Greenwich General Hospital should go ahead.

In south-west London...

plans to rationalise services between the Atkinson Morley Hospital and St George's Hospital should go ahead.

plans to transfer acute services from Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton, to Kingston Hospital and St George's Hospital should proceed. But it implicitly criticises local health organisations for allowing a 'piecemeal erosion of services over a long period of time' at Queen Mary's, leading to 'accusations of broken promises'. It says there is 'a need for a clear and unambiguous commitment to fulfil a credible plan which sets out where patients will be cared for' in the area.

In west London...

work already underway to develop Hammersmith Hospital and transfer services from Queen Charlotte's Hospital should continue.

In north London...

developments planned by University College London Hospitals trust to bring four hospitals together on a single site in Gower Street should proceed.

investment should be made in the Whittington Hospital, which is in a 'dilapidated condition'.

In east London...

Newham Hospital is 'in urgent need of capital development'.

services at Harold Wood Hospital and Oldchurch Hospital should be reprovided on a site at Oldchurch Park.