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

12 tagged with Emma Lewell-Buck MP (South Shields)
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.

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.

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.

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.

Response to STP
Friday 11th November 2016
Our briefing and responses to the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and North Durham “Sustainability & Transformation Plan” following its publication on the 9th of November 2016.

First March to Defend Our Hospital and NHS
Saturday 22nd October 2016
The Start We Need to Safeguard the Future of the NHS

First Public Meeting
Monday 15th August 2016
Our first public meeting calls to build the campaign so that acute and emergency services remain at South Tyneside Hospital.

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