East Sussex Hospitals NHSTrust says it can't recruit enough specialist staff at Eastbourne Hospital so expectant mums would have to travel to the Conquest in Hastings. Campaigners fought off plans to close the department in 2008.
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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has appeared in court to enter a plea to the charge that it failed to provide safe care and treatment.
Thursday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
Thursday afternoon's weather for the west of the region