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Last Updated: Wednesday, 25 January 2006, 20:07 GMT
Health trust to close hospitals
Campaigners battling to save the two hospitals
A campaign has been mounted to save the hospitals
Two hospitals in East Suffolk are to close over the next six months.

The NHS trust in Suffolk, which is nearly 20m in debt, has voted to shut both the Bartlett in Felixstowe and Hartismere in Eye.

The plans by Suffolk East Primary Care Trust (PCT) also includes the closure of some mental health services.

The Hollies and The Pines outpatient unit at St Clements in Ipswich will close. Aldeburgh campaigners against cuts at are trying to buy the hospital.




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