A proposal to bring in Army medics to cover a shortage of doctors is “deeply worrying”, MP Yvette Cooper says.
The A&E unit in Pontefract, run by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has been closed overnight since 1 November.
Ms Cooper, shadow home secretary and MP for Pontefract and Castleford, was backed by Hemsworth MP Jon Trickett, who said the trust should “get a grip”.
The trust said the unit would reopen fully as soon as enough doctors could be recruited to staff it safely.
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