The Town Council has been approached by a local resident and representative of the Shropshire Smile Maternity Charity who raises funds for the midwife maternity units in Shropshire following the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) plans to change the Maternity units in Bridgnorth, Oswestry and Ludlow into birthing centres. This means the MLU’s will not be staffed overnight. The units will instead operate an on call service.
Residents and members of the public are asked to sign the online petition on the following link:
A Facebook group has also been set up to raise awareness of this matter and to gain support of local people to save the unit. Please feel free to join the group to share your experiences and show your support for this vital service in our town. https://www.facebook.com/groups/872858179522716/