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

"Path to Excellence" Phase-2 Funding
Thursday 18th July 2019
Our response to the request by health chiefs to get South Tyneside and Sunderland councils to finance the capital programme of "Path to Excellence" phase-2.

Where We Are & Going Into 2019
Sunday 13th January 2019
A brief summary of our campaign up to this point as we take stock and plan for 2019.

Submissions to South Tyneside CCG Listening Panel
Tuesday 11th December 2018
The SSTHC presentation, plus submissions from KONP Sunderland and District - given to the South Tyneside CCG listening panel in response to phase-2 of hospital service downgrades.

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.

Joint Health Scrutiny Committee
Monday 4th September 2017
Questions, comments and evidence presented at the South Tyneside and Sunderland Joint Health Scrutiny Committee meeting.

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.

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