A CAMPAIGNER from Cheadle is hoping his role in a parliament protest will help convince MPs of the need to keep the town's hospital beds open.
Pressure groups keen to save five all under-threat community hospitals in North Staffordshire travelled to the House of Commons in London last week.
They were joined by three coachloads of protesters fighting the closure of adult rehabilitation beds in favour of a plan to promote care packages for people in their own homes.
Cheadle pensioner Terry Holmes was part of the 100-strong contingent who also met representatives from NHS England before delivering a petition to Downing Street.
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