It's been decided not to re-open Stafford Hospital's Accident and Emergency department at night until October.
A&E has been closed overnight since December because of staff shortages but it was hoped that after a recruitment drive it could re-open next month.
However, hospital bosses say more work is needed to 'fully integrate the newly appointed staff in the department'.
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