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London Midland faces penalty if rail cancellations continue

An under-fire train operator has been warned it could be punished, if it does not get a grip on a desperate shortage of drivers, which has seen hundreds of services cancelled since last month

‘Personally I’m happy with the bill’

SOLIHULL MP Lorely Burt has defended NHS reforms, following claims they will pave the way for privatisation.

Lansley denies maternity U-turn

HEALTH Secretary Andrew Lansley has denied a U-turn over his pledge to protect Solihull’s downgraded maternity services.

Maternity downgrade rumpus

THE Coalition government has been accused of standing by while Solihull’s maternity services were downgraded.

NHS staff speak out

OUR National Health Service (NHS) is the country’s greatest asset. It is there for us when we need it most, providing care to us all, free at the point of use and based on need, not on ability to pay.

Maternity unit set to re-open

HEALTH bosses have confirmed maternity services will re-open at Solihull Hospital on July 19.

No doubt that a week is a long time in politics

A WEEK today we’ll know who won, but the election race isn’t over yet.

Mums protest on the final day

MUMS joined a protest outside Solihull Hospital on Monday - on the final day of full-maternity services.

Mums protest at closure of Solihull maternity unit

MUMS joined a protest outside Solihull Hospital on Monday - on the final day of full-maternity services.

Tory vow on closure halt

SHADOW Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has pledged that the Tories would continue maternity services at Solihull Hospital until after a consultation.

On the march to save baby unit

CAMPAIGNERS gathered in Solihull town centre on Wednesday (September 9) and marched en masse to Solihull Hospital to meet Trust boss Mark Goldman pleading for a halt to plans to downgrade maternity services.

Rally next step in health battle

CAMPAIGNERS will be flocking to Mell Square next Wednesday, hoping to put pressure on health bosses to keep full maternity services in Solihull.


Cathrina Hulse
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