Campaigners fighting to save services a Manchester hospital won a temporary reprieve today.
Councillors have referred a decision to axe services at Trafford General Hospital to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
NHS bosses want to axe Trafford's A&E unit and reduce intensive care and children's services.
A meeting of the joint all-party Trafford and Manchester Council's health scrutiny committee voted unanimously to refer the plans to the Health Secretary, delaying the closures for six months.
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