David Cameron backs Stafford Hospital fight

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David Cameron says he does not want to see Stafford and Cannock Hospitals downgraded.

He was speaking to the Express & Star ahead of today's

that would see A&E, maternity and acute services transferred to Wolverhampton and Walsall hospitals.

Mr Cameron said: "I don't want to see that happen. I know Stafford Hospital well.

"I know how important it is to have local services but because of what went wrong it was inevitable action would be taken. I want the hospital to keep the things like access to A&E and I want it turned around from what went so badly wrong. It was a scandal."

  • The Express & Star will be blogging live from this afternoon's march in Stafford - check back to keep up with updates

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