Category Activism

This advert shows private health insurers understand what`s happening to the NHS- let`s hope the public wakes up in time!

The advert above contains 2 truths and one lie: YES the government IS cutting NHS funding YES wards and other related areas ARE closing in hospitals NO private medical insurance is not inexpensive: As private medical insurer Passport2Health pointed out in a 2012 report: “Only 11% of the UK can currently afford private medical insurance” […]

Public meeting – HOW CAN WE SAVE THE NHS?

HOW CAN WE SAVE THE NHS? Monday, 15 April, 7.30 p.m. in 8 Milsom St, Cheltenham A strategy for local campaigns together with the unions & NHS staff. Open to all local people who want to save the NHS and fight the cuts, as well as trade unions, local campaigns, including anti-cuts groups in Stroud, […]


CHELTENHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL`S ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IS UNDER THREAT OF CLOSURE – A protest rally has been organised by health campaigners across the county to oppose the downgrading of Cheltenham`s A&E to a minor injuries unit which would reduce the county`s A&E capacity to a dangerously low level. The rally will take place on […]

SAVE OUR NHS – public meeting in Cheltenham on Thursday, 14th March, 7.30 p.m at Global Footsteps, 16 Portland St, Cheltenham GL52 2PB

SAVE OUR NHS! – NHS Workshop initiated by Gloucestershire 38 degrees group

Organised by 38 degrees & Gloucestershire anti-cuts groups (Stroud, Forest of Dean and Cheltenham & Gloucester Against the Cuts) with the participation/support of various union branches and individual union reps and activists. Workshop – Saturday 16 February at  8 Milsom Street, Cheltenham A series of information & discussion sessions (broad outline of topics below) starting […]

DEFEND NHS STAFF IN THE SOUTH WEST – Meeting in Gloucester on 8th November

A meeting has been called by Cheltenham & Gloucester Against Cuts and the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) to defend NHS staff in the South West against the unprecedented attack on the pay & conditions of health workers. Thursday 8 November,   7.30 p.m. Barton Community Centre, 199 Barton St, Gloucester Almost all NHS Trusts in […]

Join the march and rally in London on the 20th of October!

  The march in London on Saturday October 20th, which goes from The Embankment to the rally in Hyde Park, is a chance to demonstrate our opposition to the government`s undemocratic and unecessary programme of austerity – which is still in its early stages. Other marches are taking place in Glasgow and Belfast The TUC […]