Health leaders are discussing whether to close four of Devon's community hospitals as part of a shake-up of health services.
The South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is considering shutting the units as part of what it says would be an improvement in local care.
- Bovey Tracey
If the proposals go ahead 63 beds will be lose and the number of minor injury units will be reduced from seven to three - leaving just Newton Abbot, Totnes and Dawlish.
But, the CCG says, they will be open seven days a week, with more consistent opening hours and X-ray facilities.
If the CCG governing body and NHS England agree the draft proposals, a 12-week public consultation is likely to begin in May.
Draft proposals by the CCG show a change of resources from bed-based hospital care to health and wellbeing teams supporting people within their local communities - as close to their homes as possible.
It says it wants to develop a new model of care, supporting people closer to their homes.
- A Facebook page set up 'Save Paignton Hospital' already has more than 2,400 likes.