"Making changes to services at Trafford General is vital to secure a long and vibrant future for the hospital, and will ensure that local residents can continue to receive safe and high quality care.
"The approval of the proposals is a significant step in securing high quality, sustainable local health services for the people of Trafford.
"We can assure residents that they will be told in advance before any changes are made so that clinical staff and patients are clear on what services will be available, where they will be available, and what times those services will be open."
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