Campaign to protect Barrow maternity services

Exterior Hospital
Furness General Hospital Credit: ITV Granada Reports

Campaigners hoping to protect maternity services in Barrow will hold talks with hospital bosses today.

Hundreds are expected at a meeting to discuss a review of services at Furness General.

It's feared the special care baby unit and consultant-led maternity service are under threat, which if closed would force expectant mums to travel to Lancaster for treatment.

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Barrow maternity campaign

Campaigners hoping to protect maternity services in Barrow will hold talks with hospital bosses today. Hundreds are expected at a meeting to discuss a review of services at Furness General.