Expectant mums may have to travel

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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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Maternity services downgraded

The maternity department at Eastbourne District Hospital will be downgraded under plans discussed today.