#SavetheWhittington update – 24 April, Day of Action in #Islington

The Day of Action is almost upon us. We are hoping that EVERYONE feels that they can do something to stop these awful cuts. If you are at work you could go to your surgery or local school before you have to leave for work and wear your mask and tell people about the dreadful cuts at our local hospital and the effect that privatisation is having on the NHS – ie cuts across the country and the selling off of our NHS.

You can take cards and tell people about about the all London demo on 18th May, which links up action across the various London Hospitals. We are far stronger if we join together.

Please let us know what you will be doing and where.

You can get cards and masks from the Whittington Community Centre in Yerbury Road. Or email, defendwhittington@gmail.com

These are the activities we know about:

  • 8.15 Goodinge Health Centre
  • Something at St Johns Way Surgery
  • Protests at Hungerford School NUT and GMB, Highbury Grove School and Islington Sixth Form Centre
  • Protest at Highbury Grove School
  • 12.?? Sing 4 the Whitt to rally and after rally
  • 1.00 London Metropolitan University , outside Tower Building in Holloway Road

1.00 Rally outside Whittington Hospital
Speakers: Dot Gibson, National Pensioners Forum, Emily Thornberry MP, Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party, Catherine West, Leader of Islington Council, Frank Wood, UNITE and Kings College Hospital, George Binette, Camden Unison.Trades Council, Denis Doherty, Islington NUT, Jan Pollock, DWHC

Hopefully we will be able to sing against the sell-off from the wonderful songsheets attached
Then we will be lobbying the Board, telling them through songs what we think of the sell-off plans!

Do come and have your say at to our Planning Meeting on Monday at 7.00pm at Archway Methodist Hall.

Leafleting for 24th
We need to get the news out. Please help us.
There will be leafleting at Nags Head from 12 today, and at Highbury & Islington tube on Wednesday 11-12, or you can collect leaflets from Whittington Park Community Centre, Yerbury Road and organise your own sessions.

Looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday and/or hearing about what you will be doing then.

Shirley Franklin
Chair
Defend the Whittington Hospital Coalition
http://www.dwhc.org.uk <http://www.dwhc.org.uk>

@dwhcoalition
#SaveTheWhittington

Facebook Pages
Defend Whittington Hospital Coalition:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/243554475615/

Stop the Sell-off Event page https://www.facebook.com/events/351416744979805/

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