Health

Ludlow maternity unit closes due to staff sickness

Ludlow Hospital

A fourth town maternity unit has been hit by temporary closure. Ludlow Hospital’s midwife-led unit was to close for 24 hours today due to staff sickness, following closures at Bridgnorth and Oswestry.

Letter: Single Shropshire A&E on the way

A&E hospital stock

Following the various reports over the past two years on the shortage of consultants in our two A&E departments, it is surprising both have been kept open so far.