London NHS forum, Thursday 27 March

Public Forum – What next to defend London’s NHS – Thursday 27 March 6.30pm (see attached flyer)

Camden Town Hall, Judd St, WC1

Speakers:

  • John Lister Peoples Inquiry into the NHS
  • Louise Irvine Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign
  • Sam Strudwick Whipps Cross Hospital UNISON

A practical forum to share experiences and plan co-ordinated action to defend London’s NHS. Organised by London Keep Our NHS PUblic Co-ordinating Group

The meeting will discuss the outcome of the People’s Inquiry for London’s NHS at the Crossroads. See the report here:

http://www.unitetheunion.org/uploaded/documents/Job%206345%20NHS%20at%20the%20Crossroads%20Exec%20summary11-16822.pdf

It will be a practical forum to share experiences and discuss action proposals and strengthening co-ordination in London. Discussion will include:

  • Stopping hospital closures Lessons from the campaigns and what further action is needed
  • Campaigning against privatisation Making CCG commissioning accountable and targeting the private companies
  • Stepping up the pressure on the government How to use the upcoming elections. Campaigning for a London demonstration. (See pledge for election candidates produced in Hackney attached.)
  • What action health workers can take to stop the cuts?
  • What kind of health service do we want? Collecting evidence and developing positive demands

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

WHITTINGTON CEO RESIGNS

THANKS FROM ST HELIERS

Big thanks from the organisers for those who came to the Flash Mob leafletting session to save St Helier Hospital  – they were particularly grateful for the show of solidarity of one campaign for another. See excellent article  and pics below:

http://swlondoner.co.uk/content/11032618-campaigners-joined-save-our-nhs-choir-protest-against-potential-closure-st-helier-h

SAVE EALING’S HEALTH SERVICE

PUBLIC MEETING

Wednesday 26 March
Ealing Town Hall

Called by Save Our Hospitals Ealing and Ealing TUC Save Our NHS Campaign

CAMDEN NHS ELECTION QUESTION TIME

Monday 28 April 7pm

Speakers include Lucy Anderson Labour and Louise Irvine NHS Action Party 

Camden Town Hall, Judd St, WC1

PEOPLE’S PARLIAMENT

JOIN THE DEBATE – SAVE OUR NHS

Tuesday 29 April 6.30pm

Committee Room 19, House of Commons

http://thepeoplesparliament.me.uk/themes/nhs/

More information www.defendlondonsnhs.wordpress.com

Keep Our NHS Public www.keepournhspublic.com

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