The controversial changes had faced strong opposition
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Ministers agree to controversial hospital cuts

A hospital that David Cameron vowed to save while in opposition is set to lose its A&E and maternity units.

The long-awaited decision by ministers means Chase Farm in north London will concentrate on non-emergency care.

Local patients will instead have to rely on the nearby North Middlesex and Barnet hospitals.

Karl Mercer reports.

  • 12 Sep 2011
  • From the section England