New data shows that more than five hundred extra doctors and nurses are working in Hampshire.
The news comes in the week that staff at Petersfield Hospital say the new minor illness service in our town is working well.
The facility on Swan Street now has more medical practitioners providing a greater range of services.
Emily Trembath is a clinical lead. Emily explains to Shine Radio’s Stephen Martin what the change of status for our local hospital means for her, her colleagues and Petersfield patients.