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Whittington Hospital cuts

Health chiefs at the Whittington Hospital in Archway claim their plan to close wards, axe jobs and sell buildings could be a template for a new kind of district general hospital.

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Whittington Hospital to treat more patients at home

Health bosses at Whittington hopsital in North London claim their plan to close wards, axe jobs and sell buildings could be a template for a new kind of district general hospital.

They want it to put more emphasis on treating patients at home. And they also plan to cap the number of births.

The scheme has provoked widespread local opposition.

Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris has the full story.

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