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Stafford Hospital Campaigners Call For Jeremy Hunt Meeting

Campaigners have set up a camp outside Stafford Hospital in protest at services being downgraded have invited the health secretary Jeremy Hunt to meet them. People have been camped on the hospital grounds for more than a month over the downgrading of the hospital which was deemed

Protest Camp Issue Open Invitation To Jeremy Hunt

The following open letter has been sent to Jeremy Hunt in response to the stripping of Maternity and Paediatric services at Stafford Hospital

Call To Take To The Streets

STAFFORD residents should get ready to turn out on the streets for another march to defend the town’s hospital, a civic leader is warning. It may take another mass protest to get NHS bosses to take people’s concerns about the future of hospital services seriously,

Recruitment Event At Stafford Hospital

A recruitment event is to be held at Stafford Hospital in a bid to tackle a shortage of nurses at the site. The event on September 15 from 10am to 3pm comes after it recently emerged that the hospital was facing a shortage of 85 full-time

Paediatric Services To Merge In March

Support Stafford Hospital have learnt that paediatric services will be transferred to University Hospital North Staffordshire in March 2015. There will be a further statement about this news later today (28th August).

Giant Banner Spells It Out

Campaigners camped at Stafford Hospital have started creating what they hope will be the world’s biggest banner. Using dozens of bed sheets, the protesters will then inscribe a huge message across the fabric.

Legal Battle Looms Over Maternity Services

LEGAL action to stop Stafford Hospital losing its full range of maternity services is being considered by civic leaders. Stafford Borough Council leader Mike Heenan is consulting solicitors on the legal steps open to the council to halt the move of consultant-led maternity services, which

Fresh Legal Move Over Maternity Controversy

FRESH legal moves are being considered by campaigners to prevent services being moved out of Stafford Hospital, following the shock news that consultant-led maternity services are likely to move in January.

Stafford Hospital Campaigners Call For Jeremy Hunt Meeting

Campaigners have set up a camp outside Stafford Hospital in protest at services being downgraded have invited the health secretary Jeremy Hunt to meet them. People have been camped on the hospital grounds for more than a month over the downgrading of the hospital which was deemed financially and clinically ‘unsustainable’.

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Protest Camp Issue Open Invitation To Jeremy Hunt

The following open letter has been sent to Jeremy Hunt in response to the stripping of Maternity and Paediatric services at Stafford Hospital

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Call To Take To The Streets

STAFFORD residents should get ready to turn out on the streets for another march to defend the town’s hospital, a civic leader is warning.

It may take another mass protest to get NHS bosses to take people’s concerns about the future of hospital services seriously, Stafford Borough Council leader Mike Heenan says.


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Recruitment Event At Stafford Hospital

A recruitment event is to be held at Stafford Hospital in a bid to tackle a shortage of nurses at the site. The event on September 15 from 10am to 3pm comes after it recently emerged that the hospital was facing a shortage of 85 full-time equivalent nurses and midwives.

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Paediatric Services To Merge In March

Support Stafford Hospital have learnt that paediatric services will be transferred to University Hospital North Staffordshire in March 2015. There will be a further statement about this news later today (28th August).

Giant Banner Spells It Out

Campaigners camped at Stafford Hospital have started creating what they hope will be the world’s biggest banner. Using dozens of bed sheets, the protesters will then inscribe a huge message across the fabric.

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Legal Battle Looms Over Maternity Services

LEGAL action to stop Stafford Hospital losing its full range of maternity services is being considered by civic leaders.

Stafford Borough Council leader Mike Heenan is consulting solicitors on the legal steps open to the council to halt the move of consultant-led maternity services, which is scheduled for January.

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Support Stafford Hospital Committee Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Support Stafford Hospital Committee will take place on Monday 8th September at The Civic Centre, Riverside beginning at 4:30pm

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Fresh Legal Move Over Maternity Controversy

FRESH legal moves are being considered by campaigners to prevent services being moved out of Stafford Hospital, following the shock news that consultant-led maternity services are likely to move in January.

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Stafford Borough Council Must Step In To Stop Maternity Downgrade

One question that has been asked multiple times since the news was leaked that the planned downgrade of Maternity at Stafford Hospital would be undertaken in January 2015 was this – “What can I do?”

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