Campaigners begin march to stop closure of A&E and maternity units in King George Hospital

Campaigners are on their way from Queen’s Hospital on a march to stop planned closures of A&E and maternity departments.

The procession will pass King George Hospital before arriving at Redbridge Town Hall, Ilford, to hear speakers including Ilford MPs Mike Gapes and Lee Scott.

Among those on the march will be politicians from Havering and Redbridge boroughs.

Organiser Cllr Andy Walker said it was far from being the “final push” to make health chiefs listen.

More to follow.

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