East Cheshire NHS Trust - which runs the hospital - has stopped offering Thrombolysis, a 'clot-busting' drug which must be administered within four hours of patients suffering a stroke to prevent further damage to the brain.
In a parliamentary debate, minister Nick Boles said he would send a former chief planning inspector after concerns were raised by Macclesfield MP David Rutley over earmarking green belt for future development.
More than 30 members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), based at the Water Lane office of the ICO, held a lunchtime picket in opposition to the latest £11.5billion of government spending cuts.
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