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Stafford Hospital protests

A second march is taking place today in support of Stafford Hospital and against the threat of cuts to the maternity and paediatric services.

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Stafford Hospital protests: Second march to take place

More than 50,000 people turned out for the previous march in support of Stafford Hospital Credit: ITV News Central

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.

The second march will take place at 2pm on Market Square Credit: ITV News Central

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