Downgrade of services could be harmful to community

The downgrading of the Children's and Maternity services at the Friarage Hospital could have more far-reaching effects.

Keith Dakin of UNISON believes that the cuts will risk creating more unemployment in the area as well as reducing the quality of services on offer.


Friarage fights to keep hospital services

Staff from the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton are taking to the streets to protest against plans to cut its' Children's and Maternity Services.