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20,000 signature petition to save Stafford Hospital

Campaigners say they fear this is the first step in a programme to downgrade the hospital and could force its closure Credit: ITV Central

Stafford Hospital campaigners are taking a 20,000 signature petition to Downing Street today over plans to downgrade the A&E department to an urgent and emergency care centre.

Campaigners say they fear this is the first step in a programme to downgrade the hospital and could force its closure.

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