A community has united to urge health chiefs to rethink cuts to the opening hours of its minor injury unit.
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A north-east hospital’s minor injury unit (MIU) will close at night, despite concerns from the local community it could impact on patient care and medical services.
Controversial plans to cut the overnight hours at a north-east minor injury unit are now on the back-burner while more research is carried out.
Politicians have staged crunch talks with health bosses amid growing fears about the "potential for disaster" should medical units operate under reduced hours.
Hundreds of residents gathered in Banff yesterday to hear health chiefs announce plans to slash overnight care at their local hospital.
The public has been urged to make their voices heard to ensure vital healthcare services are protected.