Keep using War Memorial or lose it

Dear Sir, — At the meeting on Thursday regarding the Congleton War Memorial Hospital minor injuries unit at Cheshire East Council, I, together with Richard Walton, spoke to the Health and Adult Social Care Committee to register our concerns at the lack of a recovery plan to staff the MIU properly and secure stable opening times.
Coun Robert Douglas was also in attendance to witness the East Cheshire NHS Trust try and defend the indefensible. It was uncomfortable viewing.
In its simplest form, there is a staffing issue that entails staff from Congleton being used to staff Macclesfield “to balance the risk”.

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