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” […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]