George urges people to ‘get involved’.

KNUTSFORD’S MP, George Osbourne has backed our hospital trust’s bid to become a ‘public membership’ body.

East Cheshire NHS Trust began a programme of public consultation for its plans to become an NHS Foundation Trust in November. The consultation process began at the beginning of November with three public meetings on the plans being held in Winsford, Congleton and Crewe. Guardian readers reported low turnouts for one of the events – in Winsford – and now George Osborne, MP for Tatton, is urging residents from across the area to get involved in the process.

Read the full story in the Knutsford Guardian