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STOP THE WHITTINGTON SELL OFF! PUBLIC MEETING(S)!

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STOP THE WHITTINGTON SELL OFF! PUBLIC MEETING(S)!

Time: February 12, 2013 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Archway Methodist Hall
Street: Archway Close
City/Town: London N19 3TD
Event Tag: nhs, whittington, sell, off
Posted By: RTDR
Latest Activity: Feb 12, 2013

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Event Description

At a meeting of the management of the Whittington Hospital on the 23rd January it was revealed that they plan to sell off a significant part of the site and make huge cuts to jobs and services. The proposals include

  • Buildings north of the service road, by the old entrance to the A and E. All will be demolished except the listed building(s) which will be sold
  • Staff accommodation which is now included in the above plan, will be demolished and the land sold off
  • 570 staff  jobs to go – administrative and nursing
  • Reduction of beds from over 300 to 177
  • Capping of births to 4,000
  • Reduction of specialist treatments at the Hospital

The management say we don’t need hospital care. They say that care in the community is better. We say we need BOTH.

No to the sell-off and no to the cuts!

There will be a public meeting on the 12th February, 7.30pm,  Archway Methodist Hall, Archway Close (in Archway Roundabout)

Speakers include
Local MPs – Jeremy Corbyn, David Lammy, Frank Dobson, Emily Thornberry
Candy Udwin – London Keep Our NHS Public
Catherine West – Leader of Islington council
Owen Jones – Author and Journalist
Speaker from Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign
Shirley Franklin – Chair of DWHC

For more information: http://dwhc.org.uk/

Shirley Franklin will also be speaking at a ‘Unite the Resistance’ Meeting at Park View School, West Green Road N15 3QR on the 26th February. The meeting starts at 7.30pm.

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Comment by Liz on February 12, 2013 at 19:28

You can follow this meeting on Twitter using the #savewhittington or #savethewhittington hashtags and the account @Lableftlondon is also livetweeting

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