STRUCTURE: The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is due to begin construction work on the Walkergate Healthcare & Diagnostic Facility.

It being developed by the trust, working with other agencies. A paper to the foundation trust’s board of governors says: ”Issues, which were raised by Newcastle PCT in relation to the heads of terms between the trust and Heaton Medical Centre, are now fully resolved. Construction is expected to commence on the Walkergate site within the next 4-6 weeks.”