Details of protests: Wigan: Friday 19 January, Wigan town hall (time TBC) Trafford: Tuesday, 23rd January 6.30 pm, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road Stretford M32 0TH Manchester: Tuesday 30 January, 10am Manchester town hall All around Greater Manchester a series of demonstrations demanding action to fix the NHS crisis are now being planned. Lobbies outside … Continue reading NHS Crisis Protests – Wigan/Trafford/Manchester
Lucy Reynolds speaking after a screening of Sell Off in Manchester on 8th April 2015 <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/126982166">Lucy Reynolds</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/user39915202">KONP Manchester</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
1) There is a Lobby of the Well Being Scrutiny committee in Stockport on Tuesday 25/11/14 at 5.30pm outside Fred Perry House, Edward street Stockport (Near Town Hall). This is a body of local politicians who oversee health provision in Stockport. The campaign group will be able to provide evidence on the impact of proposed … Continue reading Lobby of the Well Being Scrutiny committee in Stockport on Tuesday 25/11/14 at 5.30pm
We will be gathering signatures for our petition this Thursday in Victoria Square between 4pm and 7pm. If you can get along at all for any part of that time that would be really helpful, we are submitting the petition next week and currently have over 6500 signatures, we are still hopeful of achieving 10,000 … Continue reading Bolton Petitioning at the Christmas lights switch on Thursday Nov 20th Victoria Square.
– a workshop on PFI debt is to be run by experts from Corporate Watch who will brief anyone interested on the intricacies of the Private Finance Initiative and how it can be opposed .Saturday 6 December, 10am to 4.30pm, at the Unite office on Salford Quays (Transport House, Merchants Quay, Salford Quays M50 3SG). … Continue reading PFI Workshop 6th Dec
Professor Allyson Pollock will be speaking this Thursday 16th Oct at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School on "The end of the NHS: How the government is privatising health care" Lecture theatre G35 Ground floor. 6.00pm All Saints Campus. Oxford Road (near Oxford Rd Station) Allyson Pollock is professor of public health research and policy at … Continue reading The End of the NHS
The campaign against the privatisation of Bolton Psychological Therapies Service launches this Friday 10th October which is World Mental Health Day. We will be at Victoria Square in Bolton Town Centre from 12 noon until 2pm to gather signatures for our petition and to hand out leaflets etc. If you can get along to the … Continue reading Campaign against the privatisation of Bolton Psychological Therapies
It appears that NHS England is paying G4S to provide healthcare in IRCs (see below). [This includes Pennine House at Manchester Airport.] http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:212368-2014:TEXT:EN:HTML&src=0 £55m wide ranging healthcare contract awarded to G4S Integrated Services (UK) Ltd., covering Lot 1 - Gatwick Estate - Brook House IRC, Tinsley House IRC and Cedars PDA Lot 2 - Heathrow … Continue reading G4S to provide healthcare in IRCs