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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)

70th anniversary “thank you” to our NHS – St Julia’s Hospice

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners Jenny Paling, Lesley Brooke and Andrew George thank Elaine and Colin – staff at St julia’s Hospice / Cornwall Hospice Care on the 70th anniversary of the NHS

Campaigners to thank NHS on 70th Photo opportunity

Posted on: 5th July 2018

West Cornwall Hospital 1pm – Belair Clinic 1.30pm – Bolitho House 1.50pm – Edward Hain Hospital 2.30pm – St Michael’s Hospital – 3.15pm – Helston Community Hospital 4pm West Cornwall Health Campaigners will deliver birthday cards, thanks and cheer signed and supported by hundreds of local patients on the afternoon of NHS 70th Birthday celebrations […]

Many thanks to the many people who supported our “Save our NHS” event

Posted on: 5th July 2018

Many thanks for the impressive showing and to the many people who supported our “Save our NHS” campaign event in Penzance last Saturday. The petition for PROPER funding for our NHS gathered support from the vast majority. Today is the NHS’s 70th Birthday. We’ll visit local hospitals to thank NHS staff and deliver birthday cards […]

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‘Save our NHS’ campaign gets strong support in Penzance

Posted on: 4th July 2018

Health campaigners received strong backing from thousands of locals in Penzance on Saturday; supporting the case for proper funding to protect local services and hospitals. The event which took place in the centre of Penzance also heard speeches from local clinician – Dr Rupert Manley – on behalf of many staff working in the service, […]

More drama than substance

Posted on: 21st June 2018

The dramatic sounding Prime-Ministerial announcement of more money for our NHS was just that – more drama than substance. Barely papers over the cracks Breathless media reporters gasped, but woefully miscalculated. The Government is offering 3.4% more per annum over the next 5 years. This barely papers over the cracks; is a lower increase than […]

“Wear a bandage” to show support for NHS

Posted on: 19th June 2018

Disappointed by the government’s ‘inadequate’ offer to the NHS local campaigners are calling on the public to “wear a bandage” to show support for the NHS. The Save our NHS campaign group made up of NHS staff, health professionals and cross-Party health campaigners will gather for a vigil in Penzance town centre on the eve […]

Health Campaigners will gather in Pz Town Centre on 30th June

Posted on: 18th June 2018

Save our NHS campaigners including representatives from Keep our NHS Public, West Cornwall Heathwatch, 38 Degrees, local NHS and health professionals and health campaigners will gather in the centre of Penzance on the morning of Saturday 30th June. Campaigners will gather for a vigil and rally at the bottom of Causewayhead between 11am and 12.30pm […]