Whipps Cross’ trust explains why new hospital will have fewer beds......

A newly released report on the Whipps Cross Hospital rebuild explains why bed numbers could be cut by more than 50 despite a growing population.  Click here to read more.

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The full list of Tory MPs who voted down the Grenfell Inquiry recommendations......

The clause would have forced flat managers to share evacuation and fire safety instructions with residents of the building. 308 Tory MPs voted it down.  Click here to read more.

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Government pledges to increase number of affordable homes......

The government has announced new measures to help more people get onto the property ladder, as part of a £12.2bn investment in increasing affordable housing.

A new shared ownership model would see the minimum initial share to buy in a property reduced from 25% to 10%.

People would also be able to buy additional shares in their home in 1% instalments with heavily-reduced fees.  Click here to read more.

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LBWF – Staff Flu vaccination programme 2020......

Keep your guard up. Book your free flu jab today.

Influenza (flu) is a virus that affects the respiratory tract.  Vaccination is required annually as the flu strains change over time.

We want to do everything we can to keep our staff safe and well. Having the flu jab protects your and helps keep service users, colleagues, family and friends safe.

Free flu vaccinations are available for staff and with the NHS busier than ever dealing with coronavirus, having the jab can also help reduce demand on the NHS and social care. Continue reading

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September 25 – Global day of climate action......

During the last few months, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced activists to find new ways of protest and use digital activism to demand climate action, as marches have not been appropriate. The 25th of September will be the first global action day of the year.  Click here to read more.

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Council’s facial recognition trial should concern us all......

AnyVision conducted a trial of its facial recognition technology with Waltham Forest Council last year.  Click here to read more.

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Petition: Force companies to publish their Covid safety plans......

Back up government guidance with legal force, so bad employers can’t get away with hiding their coronavirus risk assessments from staff and customers.  Click here to read more.

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Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk – School Health is Community Health – 20 August......

Join the Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk for an interactive online session to discuss how schools can ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils and therefore the health of its community.  Click here to register for this free event.

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Studies undermine Williamson’s ‘Little evidence’ claim on school risks......

Hazards Campaign news. 

A series of studies, including two in recent days from UK experts, discredit claims by education secretary Gavin Williamson that there is ‘little evidence’ of a Covid-19 transmission risk in schools, workplace safety advocates have warned.  Click here to read more.

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The revolution within the revolution......

Cuba Solidarity Campaign – As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) celebrates its 60th anniversary we look back on its major achievements & future challenges.  Tuesday 11 August at 6.30pm.  Free event click here to find out more and register.

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