Day: 17 October 2016

Ludlow councillors call for Stretton Ward at Ludlow Hospital to be reopened immediately after maternity closure

On Friday, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust announced that the midwifery-led unit at Ludlow will close indefinitely while its structural integrity is investigated. Ludlow’s unitary councillors are now calling for Stretton Ward at Ludlow Community Hospital to be reopened to accommodate maternity cases. Stretton Ward was closed without notice in July 2015 shortly after it had been completely refurbished.

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