We are very much open for business as usual at both Stafford and Cannock Chase Hospitals and all patients should continue to attend their appointments as usual.
We are encouraging local people to use our services as they normally would.
No changes will begin to be made until post the consultation period and after the Secretary of State for Health has made his decision about the future of the trust much later this year.
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Showers will fade during the evening, with some prolonged clear spells developing, especially further east. It will also turn rather chilly.
Becoming largely dry with clear spells tonight. Feeling chilly.