Campaign news and articles including reports from events, meetings & actions.

Response to National Survey on ICP Contracting
Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Our response to the national NHS England (sham) consultation on contracting arrangements for Integrated Care Providers (ICPs) - August 3rd to October 26th. ICPs approximate the U.S. HMO model of health service provision.

Response to Announced Merger Between STFT and CHS
Monday 24th September 2018
Our response to the “merger” between South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust that was announced on the 30th of July 2018.

Fundraisers and Celebrations | Summer-2018
Wednesday 1st August 2018
The campaign has been working hard throughout the summer to spread awareness, build solidarity, and raise funds for our legal battle. Some important events have included the LAfFalAnG Comedy Fundraiser, the NHS 70th Anniversary Dinner, and the 134th Durham Miners' Gala.

National March and Rally for #ourNHS70
Saturday 30th June 2018
70 years after the creation of the NHS, Save South Tyneside Hospital Campaign joined thousands at a national march and rally in London to celebrate what the NHS has given us, to draw attention to the ongoing dismantling of the NHS, and to call for its reinstatement.

Taking Our Fight to Westminster
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Following the referral - of the decision to downgrade services at South Tyneside Hospital - to the Secretary of State, we took the opportunity to bring slightly more attention to the campaign by meeting with MPs, PMQs, and BBC & ITN journalists.

North East March and Rally for the NHS | 2018
Saturday 10th March 2018
We joined this year's regional march and rally organised by KONP North East. Actors Stephen Tompkinson and Denis Lawson also gave their support at the rally.

Pending Decision on 'Path to Excellence' Consultation Phase-1
Friday 16th February 2018
Protest outside South Tyneside Hospital days before CCG announce their decision on hospital services, meanwhile solicitors acting for SSTHC have issued a warning to the CCG, stating that decisions based upon the inadequate consultation for phase-1 of the 'Path to Excellence' will be unlawful.

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  • Bethany ElenBethany Elen

    North East Socialist Singers (NESS)
  • Caroline Lucas MPCaroline Lucas MP

    First leader of the Green Party, and co-leader from 2016-2018
  • Chi Onwurah MPChi Onwurah MP

    for Newcastle North
  • Claire WilliamsClaire Williams

    Secretary Unison Northern Region
  • Colin SmithColin Smith

    GMB - Britain's General Union
  • David DonoghueDavid Donoghue

    Branch Chair of Unite the Union - South of Tyne
  • David FrancisDavid Francis

    South Tyneside Green Party
  • David McKechnieDavid McKechnie

    Save Rothbury Cottage Hospital
  • Dennis LawsonDennis Lawson

    Actor - Bleak House, Local Hero, New Tricks, Star Wars
  • Dr. Louise IrvineDr. Louise Irvine

    Chair of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign
  • Dr. Nigel SpeightDr. Nigel Speight

    Keep Our NHS Public - Durham
  • Dr. Pam WortleyDr. Pam Wortley

    Keep Our NHS Public - Sunderland & District
  • Emma BrittainEmma Brittain

    North East People's Assembly
  • Emma Lewell-Buck MPEmma Lewell-Buck MP

    for South Shields
  • Gail WardGail Ward

    Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC)
  • Gemma TaylorGemma Taylor

    Coordinator of Save South Tyneside Hospital Campaign
  • Geoff AbbotGeoff Abbot

    Stand Up to Racism
  • Jeremy Corbyn MPJeremy Corbyn MP

    Leader of the Labour Party
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    National Support Officer for University and College Union
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    Labour Councillor for Hebburn South
  • John McDonnell MPJohn McDonnell MP

    Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John WhalleyJohn Whalley

    Secretary of Keep Our NHS Public - North East
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    for Sunderland Central
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    Unite Regional Secretary
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    National Secretary of Health Campaigns Together
  • Linda HobsonLinda Hobson

    Unison Deputy Convenor - Northern Region
  • Marion LangleyMarion Langley

    Staff Side Chair and Unison Branch Secretary - South Tyneside District Hospital
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    Chairperson of the Royal College of Nursing Northern Regional Board
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    Chair of Unison Northern Region International Committee
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    Socialist Party
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    Director of the Institute for Health and Society
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    Keep Our NHS Public - North East
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    Chair of Save South Tyneside Hospital Campaign
  • Ron BrownRon Brown

    North East Socialist Singers (NESS)
  • Sarah CarpenterSarah Carpenter

    Health Branch National Officer - Unite the Union
  • Sharon Hodgson MPSharon Hodgson MP

    for Washington & Sunderland West
  • Shirley FordShirley Ford

    North East Green Party Coordinator & spokesperson for South Tyneside Transport Users Group
  • Stephen Hepburn MPStephen Hepburn MP

    for Jarrow
  • Steven TompkinsonSteven Tompkinson

    Actor from Stockton - Drop the Dead Donkey, Ballykissangel, DCI Banks, Brassed Off
  • Walter ArmstrongWalter Armstrong

    President of the Jarrow Conservative Association
  • William JarrettWilliam Jarrett

    Save North Tyneside NHS