Campaigners have raised concerns at new proposals to downgrade hospitals in Eastbourne and Hastings.
Eastbourne MP Stephen Llloyd said plans to cut maternity, orthopaedic and paediatric services were "horrifying". The trust that runs both hospitals said it will launch a consultation on sustaining its health services.
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A report by the CQC health watchdog has criticised the Southern Health NHS Trust for still not doing enough to protect those in its care.
Amanda Houston presents the late evening forecast for the east of the Meridian region.
Amanda Houston presents the late evening forecast for the west of the Meridian region.