Angry parents after it was decided to remove all children's services from Bedford hospital. The controversial move came after junior doctors complained of inadequate supervision, sparking fears that a child might be harmed or worse.
From the end of this month families of sick children will face a journey of at least half a hour to another hospital. Today parents packed into an emergency meeting to hear more about the plans.
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Very warm with sunshine. Chance of thundery showers late morning.
A hot, humid and sunny start before cloud increases as a narrow band of thunderstorms spreads northeast. These clear during the afternoon.
A fine and sunny end to Friday will then be followed by a warm and muggy night. Warm and sunny on Saturday with the risk of a thunderstorm.