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Public need not private greed – Birmingham TUC Conference on NHS Privatisation – 22nd Feb

NHS belongs to the peopleOrganised by the Birmingham Trades Union Council.
Privatisation of our health service will reduce staff, service levels, cost us more for treatments, Concerned?

Following on from the successful TUC protest rally in Manchester in September, this important conference is open to all trade unionists and the public to see what we can ALL do to campaign against this threat to our NHS.

11am – 4:30pm, Saturday, 22nd of February 2014.
Priory meeting rooms, Bull Street, City centre, B4 6AF.

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BTUC Conference On NHS Reforms – Saturday 22nd Feb 2014

"NHS Cuts Costs Patients' Lives" BannerDear Colleagues and Comrades,

Please put Saturday 22nd February 2014 in your diary for the Birmingham Trades Union Council conference on the NHS Reforms, their impact and what we can do about them.

We have secured some national and local speakers from Keep Our NHS Public, Save Our NHS and hospital campaign groups/the Pensioners Convention, etc with further speakers to be booked in the coming months.

The day will also feature practical workshops on responding to and fighting privatisation from campaigners, local and national.

The event will be held at the Priory Rooms, Bull St, Birmingham from 11am to 4pm with refreshments.

There will be no charge for this event, but we hope to have some sponsorship and also donations on the day from conference participants.

Further details and a draft programme will be available before Christmas.

In the meantime, could you please circulate this notice to others who may want to attend and, if you wish to register an initial interest for the event,
please email Ian Scott at i.scott212@btinternet.com

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Erdington Against The Cuts Public Meeting – Keeping Our NHS Public In Birmingham

Erdington NHS meeting image SeptemberBirmingham people will have to get organised for a major fight to keep the NHS alive in the West Midlands. A major NHS funding crisis has been deliberately engineered by the Conservative / Lib-Dem Coalition government, and this is going to erupt between now and 2015.

Wednesday, 25th September 2013 7.30pm

Erdington Methodist Church Centre, Station Road, Erdington 323 GTX
(opposite the train station)
For directions telephone: 07771567496

Speaker: Terry Mandrell (Solihull Keep NHS Public)

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Erdington Against Cuts Meeting On NHS Walk In Centre Closure – Tonight

save our nhs wm square logoErdington Residents against the Cuts are hosting a meeting for two speakers, Patrick Highton and Ken Band, from the Save Our NHS Campaign at 7.30 pm Thursday 21st March Erdington Methodist Church Station Road (next to Erdington Rail station).
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Cutbacks in healthcare – how they affect Birmingham and the whole of the UK

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Since forming in the aftermath of the 2010 General Election, the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government have presided over massive cuts in many departments. Welfare, education, health – it seems that nothing has been spared from the chop, all in the name of austerity and trying to bring the deficit down. Healthcare and benefits are two areas that have been cut a lot.

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Smethwick Against Cuts Hold Bearwood Stall

Smethwick Against the Cuts today held a stall and leafleting session in Bearwood, focused on the attacks on our NHS by the coalition government. If you live around the Smethwick/Bearwood area and wish to be involved with a local campaigning group, email us at BirminghamAgainstTheCuts@gmail.com and we’ll put you in touch.

smethwick against cuts stall jan 2013 (1)

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What Future For The NHS In Solihull – Public Meeting Jan 31st

Solihull NHS meeting janCan you imagine an NHS run like a train company with preferred business users; 1st and 2nd Class services; ever-rising ‘fares’; delays; disruption and paid-for extras? lt is now possible.

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