A second march will take place today in support of Stafford Hospital and in protest at the planned cuts to its maternity and paediatric services.
The previous march in April saw nearly 50,000 people march with more than 54,000 people signing the petition in support of the retention of acute services at the hospital.
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Hundreds of people are expected to take part in two separate demonstrations in Birmingham tomorrow.
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