Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham told MPs it was "disgraceful" the MP who represents Trafford General Hospital's constituency was not given advance notice of its A&E department closure.
Labour MP Kate Green was travelling home to her constituency of Stretford and Urmston when she was forced to turn around in Stoke and return to London to hear today's statement by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Ms Green arrived just as Mr Burnham was finishing his remarks.
More top news
Syrian government forces have now recaptured all parts of the Old City of Aleppo, pushing insurgents out of the besieged city.
Victoria Beckham's youngest son had his track "If Every Day Was Christmas" premiered on Capital FM on Wednesday morning.
Pfizer and Flynn Pharma broke competition law when they increased the cost of a medicine used by around 48,000 patients in the UK.