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Whittington saved-for now

by superadmin on April 30, 2010

  Local campaigners are celebrating after the Labour government buckled under pressure from the public and the Liberal Democrats and stepped in to stop the NHS closing the Whittington Hospital Accident & Emergency – for now at least. Yesterday, the Labour Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, was forced into a humiliating U-turn after months of campaigning […]

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Nick Clegg backs campaign to save the Whittington

by superadmin on April 9, 2010

Islington Liberal Democrats’ campaign to save Whittington Hospital’s accident & emergency unit received a massive boost this week with the backing of national party leader Nick Clegg. Local Liberal Democrats have been campaigning against the proposal to close Whittington A&E since the plans were leaked to Lynne Featherstone MP last November. As the general election […]

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The Secretary of State for Health, the Government minister in charge of the NHS who is ultimately responsible for any closure of A&E facilities, has still not had any discussions with North London NHS officials about the threat to the Whittington, a parliamentary question has revealed. Liberal Democrat campaigners have accused Secretary of State Andy […]

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  “Save our A&E” demanded demonstrators on yesterday’s march of over 5,000 people who turned up in inclement weather to show the local NHS trust that local residents truly care about the services of their local hospital. The Liberal Democrats were at the front of the protest led by Terry Stacy, Leader of Islington Council, […]

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This week is a crucial week in our fight to save the Whittington accident & emergency unit. On Monday we presented our first 2,000 petition signatures to 10 Downing Street. Now this Saturday we have a rally at Highbury Corner to show how angry our community is that closing the Whittington accident & emergency is […]

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Local Lib Dems have been working hard to save the Whittington. Parliamentary campaigners Rhodri Jamieson-Ball and Bridget Fox have been collecting signatures from local people opposing the cuts that threaten vital services at the Whittington hospital. They led a group of campaigners to Number 10 Downing Street today to present the petition with the first […]

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Whittington hospital paying five times over for refurb

by superadmin on February 19, 2010

Figures uncovered by the Liberal Democrats have revealed that the Whittington Hospital is facing a £158 million bill for refurbishment works worth only £32 million – paying five times over for new facilities. This burden of long-term debt is a key reason behind the proposals to close down accident and emergency facilities at the hospital. […]

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Lib Dem Shadow Health Secretary, Norman Lamb MP joined Bridget Fox to support the campaign to keep the Whittington hospital’s 24 hour A&E open. Local campaigners joined Islington South and Finsbury Parliamentary Campaigner Bridget Fox at the hospital to shout the message loud and clear: Save our A&E.” Norman spoke with local campaigners and hospital […]

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Join us to save Whittington A&E

by superadmin on February 9, 2010

There will be a demonstration on Saturday 27th February to save the Whittington A&E department. The demonstration has been organised by the Defend the Whittington Coalition: http://dwhc.org.uk/ Please join the local Lib Dems councillors at Highbury Fields at 12 on the 27th and show your support for the campaign to save Accident and Emergency services […]

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