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Copy of a picture of campaign team with one of the regions MPs, former Health Minister Ben Bradshaw MP.

Chancellor must give our NHS the money the PM promised

Posted on: 29th October 2018

Following a successful lobby of Parliament last week, local NHS campaigners are calling on the Chancellor to give the NHS the £20 billion the Prime Minister promised. The cross/non-Party campaign met scores of MPs and pressed the case for the NHS to receive funding to help pay off the massive debt, release the intolerable pressure […]

News Update

Posted on: 25th October 2018

Our NHS has never faced greater threat nor been as debt-ridden in its 70 years than it is now. Yet Westminster is so preoccupied with Brexit, the impact of Universal Credit cuts and gossip about leadership challenges (assassinations even!) that it has almost forgotten why it should care about our NHS. I returned to the […]

Save our NHS campaign targets next week’s Budget

Posted on: 19th October 2018

MPs will meet Cornish NHS campaigners in Parliament next Monday (22nd Oct) before the following week’s budget (29th October). Save our NHS Cornwall will be led by former NHS Chief, Dr Colin Philip (founding Chair of NHS Kernow, the local CCG), Cllr Jayne Kirkham (former Labour Candidate for Truro & Falmouth) and former MP Andrew […]

Government’s £270 million cut in Cornwall’s NHS overshadows ongoing indecision

Posted on: 3rd October 2018

  An enforced Government cut of £270 million in Cornwall’s NHS by 2020 still overshadows the decisions of local health chiefs. Theyve submitted an important paper for the next “Transformation” Health Board Meeting next Monday 8th Oct for discussion/decision. Health campaigner and former Liberal Democrat MP Andrew George welcomed some of the few decisions which […]

News Update

Posted on: 30th August 2018

Prepare yourselves. It seems our Government is bound to drag us into a “No deal” Brexit. I rejected Brexit in 2016 because I didn’t believe our Country should lose control to those Conservatives who want turn the UK into a backward, narrow-minded, inward looking and intolerant island which reckons that international respect is won through […]

Thanking NHS staff at Bellair Clinic

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners meet staff to say thank you at The Bellair Clinic and on the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS.

Celebrating 70th anniversary of NHS with staff at West Cornwall Hospital

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners Lesley Brooke, Jennifer Paling and Andrew George say thank you on behalf of the community to Matron Shirley Harris, Managers and staff at West Cornwall Hospital on the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

70th anniversary thanks to NHS staff at Bolitho House & Bellair Clinic

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners meet staff to say thank you at The Bellair Clinic and Bolitho House on the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS.

Edward Hain Hospital – “Save our NHS” campaigners visit to say “Thank you” on 70th anniversary – but Hospital closed

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners visit Edward Hain Hospital to say thank you to NHS staff. They meet League of Friends Secretary, Lynne Isaacs and Hospital supporters Shirley Beck and Harry Isaacs but find hospital closed. The Hospital’s inpatient beds have been “temporarily” closed for over 2 years, but outpatient clinics have continued, but it seems […]

Helston Community Hospital – Saying ‘thank you’ to NHS staff on the 70th anniversary

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners Lesley Brooke and Andrew George at Helston Community Hospital say “Thank you” to Matron Linda McHale and fellow staff members on the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS (5th July 2018)