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News Norovirus - Community beds - Bradwell Hospital, 21st October 2016 - pic by Staffslive reporter
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Concerns over controversial plans to close community care beds throughout Staffordshire have been passed over to Secretary of State for Health after a 10,000 people signed a petition for the decision to be ditched.

Staff at Bradwell Hospital, which provides care mainly for people recovering from illnesses and some terminally-ill patients, have been told that 64 of the community care beds are due to be closed on December 18 in a bid to encourage more people to be treated at home.

Fenton Norovirus - Community beds - Bradwell Hospital, 21st October 2016 - pic by Staffslive reporter
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Councillors at Stoke-on-Trent City Council have joined campaigners to fight proposed closures of community hospital beds throughout the city.

The closures, announced by the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), are likely at centres in Bradwell, Longton Cottage, Heywood and Cheadle.

Longton nathaniel pearcy, found dead in River Trent
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An inquest into the death of a 30-year-old man has heard that he may have been dead for several weeks when his body was pulled from the River Trent in March.

North Staffordshire Coroner’s Court heard that Nathaniel Pearcy, of Foley Street, Longton, used heroin and subutex, a methadone substitute, and had not been seen for 62 days before he was found dead.

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