The full list of the 19 hospitals facing closure

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These are the 19 hospitals, including five major acute hospitals, that are marked for closure as the NHS faces its biggest shake up in a generation to plug a £22bn black hole in funding, according to an investigation by this newspaper.

Acute hospitals closing or at risk of closure:

:: South West London – one of five sites proposed to close – St Helier, St George’s, Epsom, Croydon, Kingston

:: North West London – future of Ealing Hospital in doubt :: Leicestershire – one of three acute hospital sites proposed to close

:: Black Country – merger of two general hospitals to a single site

:: Dorset – merger of Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospital Community hospitals facing closure or redesignation:

:: Alston, Cumbria **

:: Maryport, Cumbria **

:: Wigton, Cumbria **

:: Hinkley and District Hospital, Leicestershire

:: Rutland Memorial Hospital, Leicestershire

:: Bolsover Local Hospital, Derbyshire

:: Newholme Hospital, Derbyshire

:: St Leonards, Dorset

:: Alderney, Dorset

:: Westhaven, Dorset

:: Ashburton, Devon *

:: Bovey Tracey, Devon *

:: Dartmouth, Devon *

:: Paignton, Devon *

(* To be replaced by health and well-being centres)

(** Closure of all beds under consideration)