Protest against the continued closure of the midwife-led birthing unit at South Tyneside Hospital
Tuesday 14th June 2022
SSTHC held a lunchtime protest outside the Harton Lane entrance of South Tyneside Hospital, against the continued closure of the midwife-led birthing unit, which has been shut since January 2022.
SOS NHS National Day of Action
Saturday 26th February 2022
Campaigners from SSTHC participated in the SOS NHS National Day of Action in order to raise awareness of the 2021 Health and Care Bill, which is designed to implement the crucial (if not final) stage of the 30-year process of privatising the NHS.
Closure of Vital Hospital Services is Not in Our Name
Saturday 1st May 2021
SSTHC continues to fight for local services while the government has lavished £37-billion (so far) on failed private contractors associated with their friends.
Nurses Pay Upsurge
Saturday 8th August 2020
SSTHC joined about 400 people - comprising mostly of nurses and health care workers - as they marched through Newcastle Upon Tyne in protest of continuing disregard for them and our NHS by the government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SSTHC Supports Footprints March
Saturday 29th October 2016
Several members of our campaign gave their support to the Footprints March organised by 999 Call for the NHS. Shirley Ford delivered a message of solidarity on behalf of our campaign.
First March to Defend Our Hospital and NHS
Saturday 22nd October 2016
The Start We Need to Safeguard the Future of the NHS