Westminster Labour is calling for the Soho Walk-In Centre to be saved.
The Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (CLCCG) has revealed that the Walk-In Centre’s contract expires on 31 March 2020 and has said it is embarking on a consultation exercise to understand “how…current services might be provided from 1 April 2020 onwards”.
However, in the wake of closures of Walk-In Centres across the capital, the Soho community has rightly sounded an alarm that a similar fate may await the Soho Walk-In Centre.
Councillor Pancho Lewis, Soho’s Labour Councillor said:
“The Soho Society and Soho community more broadly is right to sound the alarm about the potential closure of the centre. I worry the so-called consultation exercise is an attempt to sugar-coat what is really happening here – an attempt to close the centre.
“It is crucial we bring everyone together – local councillors, the Soho community, patients and the Council – to stop the walk-in centre being closed. The Walk-in Centre is hugely valuable and this must not be allowed to happen to it.”
He is calling on residents and the community to: