I'll still call it Pembury Hospital
30th June 2010
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According to Local MP Kevin Lynes' blog, the Trust building the new hospital in Pembury have taken on board local resident's concerns over its identity.

Apparently the latest moniker for the new hospital "The Royal Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury", which has yet to be formally agreed, and permission yet to be granted for the Royal prefix.

It's fantastic that the Trust appear to have listened to public opinion, but is it enough?
I'd guess that locals will call it Pembury Hospital for decades to come, so why don't they keep that as its formal name?

On paper maybe it is sufficient tribute to the location, but I do know however that local residents still feel it should predominantly be Pembury Hospital, but it seems that sadly that is unlikely to happen...


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