OPENING hours at Victoria Infirmary have been temporarily cut as the NHS responds to the coronavirus pandemic.

From today, March 20, the hospital will be open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

It will also be closed on weekends, starting from this weekend.

In a statement published on Twitter, a spokesman for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust said: "We, like the whole NHS, are working to respond to the current coronavirus pandemic and is looking at how we best use our clinical workforce.

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"We will be temporarily revising the opening hours of our minor injuries unit at Northwich's Victoria Infirmary."

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