Posts Tagged ‘Whittington Hospital’

Watch: the local press, the left and the community come together to defend hospital

by Newsdesk.

In the wake of Leveson, this film from the Camden New Journal and Islington Tribune shows just how important local newspapers can be. The papers played a huge part in the campaign to save the Whittington Hospital in Archway two years ago – and now they’re doing the same again. Their part has made for […]

Why we’re marching to save our hospital today

by Newsdesk.

From 11.30am today, demonstrators will assemble at Highbury Corner in north London, to march to save the Whittington Hospital. Here, the Defend Whittington Hospital Coalition explain why: In 2010, our massive campaign overturned the government’s proposals to get rid of our Accident and Emergency, Paediatrics, Maternity and Intensive Care services at the Whittington Hospital. Everyone […]

Call for “direct action” to save Whittington Hospital, after huge public meeting

by John Millington.

Islington local residents have been urged to launch a campaign of direct action including occupations to save Whittington hospital. Unite South Eastern Regional secretary, Peter Kavanagh, made the call following a packed Save Whittington Hospital public meeting in Islington last night. The Board of the Whittington NHS Trust took the decision to sell off £17 million of […]

Fight for our local hospitals – or we’ll lose the human touch

by Lucy Reese.

At the end of last year I felt a bit tired. I’d been working hard, looking after the kids and doing a lot of political stuff on top of it. I felt I was spreading myself too thin – something had to give and the politics seemed the obvious choice. But sadly, in the world […]

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