STRUCTURE: Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust will close the Rochdale Infirmary A&E, and open an urgent care centre in replacement, on 4 April.

It will be open 24/7 but cases of severe injury or illness, or 999 ambulances cases, will be taken to neighbouring A&E departments at The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, North Manchester General Hospital in Crumpsall or another specialist hospital.