The Trinity Health-owned hospital in Stafford joins several other rural CT hospitals in seeking to cut back on maternity and other services.
CT Mirror coverage of shrinking services and hospital closures in Connecticut’s rural areas.
Request to close labor and delivery unit at Windham Hospital receives initial denial
The proposed decision gives hope to those fighting to keep birthing services in their community. But it’s not final yet.
As hospital systems grow in CT, rural patients lose services
In CT, rural hospitals have shut down intensive care and labor-and-delivery services as their health systems have consolidated operations.
Budget bill closes loophole that let hospitals end services without state OK
Long-term hospital suspensions aren’t currently regulated under state law. The state budget bill could change that.
Rising health care costs weigh on CT small businesses and nonprofits
Small businesses and nonprofits in CT are weighing how generous they can be with health benefits against the solvency of their business.
Bill advances that could curb cuts to ICUs, labor and delivery services
Proposed legislation offers a path to closing loopholes that allow CT hospitals to cut services without obtaining state approval.
In some rural CT towns, hospital cuts mean fewer options for giving birth
People in more rural parts of CT face fewer birthing options as hospitals move to suspend labor and delivery services.