Tag Archives: Budget Cuts

Protest at Health and Wellbeing Board

Waltham Forest Save our NHS campaign group protested at the meeting on the Health and Wellbeing board on Thursday 26th March.

The Waltham Forest  Guardian’s report on this can be found here.

The recent events at Whipps Cross, part of Bart’s Health, increased the urgency of this meeting and put pressure on the Health and Wellbeing board to address the problems identified by the group.

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Public Meeting: Whipps Cross Hospital – in Safe Hands?

Tuesday 13th May – 7.30pm

Our health service is going through massive change. What might this mean for you and your local hospital? Come and find out.

Public Meeting: Whipps Cross Hospital – in Safe Hands?

Hosted by Waltham Forest Save Our NHS

Quaker Meeting House
1a Jewel Road, Walthamstow E17 4QU.

Speakers include: 

  • Dr Louise Irvine GP,
  • Dr Chidi Ejimofo, Consultant A and E (Lewisham Hospital Campaign)
  • Richard Sweden, Local Authority Scrutiny Committee
  • Front-line staff from Whipps Cross.

Waltham Forest Save our NHS.

We Are Waltham Forest Petition to Barts Health

We Are Waltham Forest Petition to Barts Health

First published on 11 October 2013

Threats and Cuts. The staple fare being inflicted on NHS workers throughout the country and a real threat to the nations health. “We Are Waltham Forest – Saving Our NHS” are part of the increasingly angry throng determined to fight these attacks. This petition was presented to Barts Health at Nye Bevan House, London.

Video courtesy of Stuart Monro.

Demonstration to defend Whipps Cross and Barts Health Services

Demonstration to defend Whipps Cross and Barts Health Services

First published on 9 October 2013

Major cuts are taking place as Barts Health tries to meet debts from PFI. Whipps Cross hospital has now been absorbed into Barts Health Trust.

This demonstration and rally from Whipps Cross to Walthamstow on September 21st was organised to show the strength of opposition of the workforce to the cuts to services. The rally was also addressed by many representatives from other workplaces.

Video courtesy of Stuart Monro.