Fate of Lewisham Hospital decided

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.

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Lewisham A&E downgraded

An A&E department and maternity services at a major hospital will be downgraded, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told MPs