Challenge over Chase Farm cuts

Enfield council is to mount a legal challenge over the closure of maternity and A&E units at Chase Farm that David Cameron once vowed to save.

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The fight for Chase Farm Hospital goes on

Doctors in North London backed plans to close Chase Farm Hospital's maternity and A&E departments. The decision means patients will have to reply on North Middlesex and Barnet Hospitals in the future.

If the plans go ahead the hospital will be downgraded before the end of the year - ending almost a decade of uncertainty. But Enfield Council today announced they want to mount a legal bid to stop the closures - claiming they're unlawful. Luke Hanrahan reports.

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