Hospital explains decision

"A and E has more senior doctors than it has had for a number of years. The issue is a that a number of staff are new, a number are still to join.

"A and E is currently safe for the hours it is open."

– KENNETH DEACON, MEDICAL DIRECTOR

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A&E Re-opening Decision

The decision on whether to re-open Stafford Hospital's accident and emergency unit at night will be taken later.