Protests Against Maternity and SCBU Closure
Friday 8th December 2017
Protests against the sudden 'temporary' closure of SCBU and maternity services at South Tyneside Hospital.
South Tyneside March and Rally | 2017
Saturday 14th October 2017
Hundreds of people from South Tyneside and Sunderland took part in the people's second march and rally in South Shields against the downgrading and closure of acute services at South Tyneside District Hospital.
Mini-March to Save Children's A&E
Saturday 7th October 2017
About one hundred mums, dads, grandparents and their children took part in a mini-march around South Shields Marine Park to demonstrate their anger at proposals to downgrade consultant-led children's A&E from 24/7 to 12 hours.
Public Meeting at Hedworthfield Community Centre | September-2017
Friday 15th September 2017
Our second public meeting of 2017 in response to the 'Path to Excellence' consultation. Convened at Hedworthfield Community Centre and chaired by Stephen Hepburn MP (Jarrow), with guest speaker Professor Allyson Pollock.
Joint Health Scrutiny Committee
Monday 4th September 2017
Questions, comments and evidence presented at the South Tyneside and Sunderland Joint Health Scrutiny Committee meeting.
Public Meeting at Brinkburn Community Centre | July-2017
Friday 21st July 2017
Our first public meeting of 2017 in response to the 'Path to Excellence' consultation. Convened at Brinkburn Community Centre and chaired by Emma Lewell-Buck MP (South Shields).
Response to Consultation Phase-1
Tuesday 4th July 2017
We have been taking part in the consultation meetings organised by the South Tyneside CCG. We have been saying that not only will the closure of these services impact upon the prompt and safe treatment of people in South Tyneside, they will also be harmful to people in Sunderland.
NHS Post Election Reflections
Monday 3rd July 2017
A public lecture given by Professor Allyson Pollock at the Newcastle Mining Institute, Neville Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. We are grateful for the clear and evidenced account of the key events and methods in the 30 year stealth privatisation of the NHS leading up to the present situation.
Naylor Report and HSJ Cuts Revelation
Monday 22nd May 2017
Theresa May's manifesto pledge to support the recommendations of the Naylor Report will result in the largest NHS property sell-off ever. At the same time the government has told NHS England to 'think the unthinkable' regarding the extent of cuts and closures.
South Tyneside May Day Rally and Celebration | 2017
Monday 1st May 2017
On Monday May First, the May Day Rally and Celebration took place in South Tyneside. Some 35 local activists attended this annual event, held this year at the Alberta Club in Jarrow.
National March and Rally for #ourNHS
Saturday 4th March 2017
We joined thousands of other NHS campaigners at a national march and rally for the NHS organised by Health Campaigns Together.
North East March and Rally for the NHS | 2017
Saturday 4th February 2017
We joined other campaigners and local campaign groups at a regional march and rally for the NHS, co-hosted by KONP North East and The North East People's Assembly.