Friday, 21 June 2013

Weston Hospital Anti-Privatisation Campaign - Latest News

We are getting closer to the Public Event on 29th June from 10 till 2 at Weston Football Club

Speakers confirmed so far are:

Joanne Kaye, South West Regional Secretary, UNISON
Dr Gabriel Scally, University of the West of England
Dr Richard Lawson, Green Party
Mike Bell, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Weston Central
Don Davies, Independent Councillor for Pill
Catherine Gibbons, Labour Councillor for Weston super Mare East

Further details here:

Facebook Event page:

Facebook Campaign page:

There are now going to be 2 double decker buses visiting the Public Event - The People United and the TUC's Austerity Uncovered Bus will both be there.

The NHS will be 65 on 5th July - will Weston Hospital make it to 66 in the NHS? - come to Rafters Restaurant in the Hospital between 11 am and 2 pm for some celebration cake.

Meetings for UNISON members at Weston Hospital on 8th July:

Academy - Waverley Room 12 - 1 pm 
Academy - Lecture Theatre 2.30 - 5.30 pm

Weston Labour Party have set up an online petition:

Weston and North Somerset Trades Union Council have set up an organising meeting on 2nd July:

We're getting some media and blog coverage:

BBC News:

BBC Radio Somerset - Kelvin MacDonald Fraser talks about the campaign - 1 hour, 4 minutes in:

Bristol Evening Post:

Pam Field has written an article for Think Left:

The Socialist Health Association have added info to their website:

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