A&E closures confirmed

The leaks and rumours have been confirmed today - health bosses have approved the closure of four accident and emergency units in north-west London.

Hammersmith, Charing Cross, Central Middlesex and Ealing hospitals will all see their services downgraded. Campaigners say that will put lives at risk - but the NHS insists it will actually improve patient care.

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NHS A&E Closures

A decision on plans to close four Accident and Emergency units in north-west London will be made this afternoon.