Shadow Health Secretary and Leigh MP Andy Burnham has been visiting Leighton Hospital in Crewe.
It's ahead of an Emergency summit he's called to discuss Accident and Emergency services.
Over the Bank Holiday weekend, the A&E unit at the Royal Liverpool Hospital was forced to shut after reaching full capacity on both Sunday and Monday.
Dan Hewitt reports.
Leighton Hospital in Crewe is set to receive a £1.5million donation to help build a new neonatal unit.
The money was donated by the the family of a former nurse at the unit.