I was at that demo!
By curious coincidence, Lynne Featherstone looked pretty deathly when local activists picketed an event of hers recentlyThe one portraying Lynne Featherstone as death is actually my better half. She's only gone and kept that bloody mask, though - it's bloody terrifying when you find it suddenly, possibly under the influence of something
Organised by the Better Local Healthcare Campaign supported by HAPS Haringey Alliance for Public Services aka 'the Alliance' aka a chance to defend our jobs and our country for people in Haringey.SAVE OUR NHS - DISPEL THE MYTHS
Thursday March 17th 2011 - 7.30pm
Wood Green Christian Centre
24 Lymington Avenue, N22 6JA (just off the High Rd)
Full disabled access & facilities.
From the High Road, turn right where the Matalan and Lidl are and keep going till you see the building with the big cross on it (used to be the Salvation Army).
Dr Kambiz Boomla (GP)
Sue Hessel (Local Campaigner, HFRA)
Colin Leys (Author of "The Plot against the NHS”, member of BLHC)
+ Open discussion on what we can do to defend our local health services
We believe that the hugely unpopular 'Health and Social Care Bill' currently going through parliament may do lasting damage to the NHS, leading to inequality between areas, reduced public accountability, poorer levels of patient care and less value for money. The changes are also likely to strain the NHS budget, at a time when cuts are already being made. Last month 200 people attended the Better Local Healthcare Campaign meeting in Muswell Hill, and now we are holding a meeting in the centre of the borough. Come along to the meeting to hear the facts, and to discuss what we can do together to help defend our local services facing cuts and privatisation.
True/False? Cameron’s NHS Myths
1. "GPs are keen on the new reforms".
FALSE - 61% of GPs canvassed “disagree” or ‘strongly disagree” with the new reforms.
2. "There will be more “patient choice”.
FALSE - The government wants to put cost before quality, thereby reducing patient choice.
Oh if its still there I'll go in and buy one, on another note I was in Morrisons yesterday and an employee was doling out reduced food through a gap next to the veg to like a scrum of twenty or so jostling shoppers scrabbling for bargains, it was fucking horrifying I was staring for ages until I went in and got two bags of spuds for 18p.Please support The Big Green Bookshop if you can - they might be going under - they are asking that people buy a book next week to help them out
And give up skin bleaching levels of chlorine and infectious skin diseases that my Haringey leisure pass affords me, never.I see Wood Green has been selected to be the flagship location for the new 'easygym' fitness concept.
Pretty exciting, and exceptional value at £13.99 a month, or £17,99 after 4 months.