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What impact are the changes to Lewisham Hospital going to have on patients who use it for emergency care?
Other hospitals in the area will have to pick up the burden, but that is proving unpopular.
Ria Chatterjee reports.
A downgraded Accident and Emergency Department - but the end of the maternity unit.
After months of waiting, the people of South East London heard today whether they had won their very public battle to keep Lewisham Hospital just as it is.
The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt decided that A and E should stay - but be smaller.
The maternity unit has been axed.
Our reporter Paul Brand has spent the day with protesters.
Dave Prentis, leader of Unison, said downgrading the services will have long-term consequences for the capital.
The union accused the Government of failing to listen to the concerns and arguments of clinicians, patients, hospital staff, unions and the local community.
Our reporter Paul Brand has been watching Jeremy Hunt's announcement on the future of Lewisham hospital with the campaigners who protested against the plans.
Latest ITV News reports
The Government was accused of "breaking up" the NHS after announcing a downgrading of Lewisham A&E and maternity services
An A&E department and maternity services at a major hospital will be downgraded, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told MPs.