Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/705/13822

From The Socialist newspaper, 15 February 2012

Llanelli marches to save hospital

Gareth Bromhall, Llanelli and West Wales Socialist Party

Around 300 trade unionists, health workers, medical professionals and community campaigners marched through Llanelli to oppose the proposed closures at Prince Philip Hospital (PPH).

The march and rally, organised by Llanelli Trades Council, became the lead story on the Welsh news. The mood was one of outrage and determination to fight the proposals of the Hywel Dda Health Board throughout the West Wales area.

Speakers included a representative from local campaigning group SOSPPAN and a former consultant at PPH.

Local trade unionists and Socialist Party members outlined how the proposed closures at PPH had wider implications on jobs and services throughout Wales and raised the need for a properly funded and democratically-run NHS.

A reported 500 people attended a meeting in Aberystwyth over concerns that Bronglais Hospital could see its services downgraded and transferred to Carmarthen. This follows a letter of 'no confidence' signed by 50 out of 60 senior medical staff, which was sent to the health board and health minister.

We need a united campaign in Llanelli, Aberystwyth, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthen to fight any attempts at cutting services in the Hywel Dda area.

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.


In The Socialist 15 February 2012:


Fighting the cuts

Fight Austerity

Building the battle for pensions

Update: pensions battle - Build for the biggest possible action on 28 March

Students to walk out 14 March


International socialist news and analysis

Greece erupts as government and 'Troika' impose new savage cuts

Syria: Anti-regime protesters facing ferocious repression

Kazakhstan: Workers' leaders under threat of abduction or arrest


Socialist Party review

Another attempt to assassinate the legacy of Leon Trotsky?


NHS campaigning

Private hands off our NHS!

We can save our NHS

Llanelli marches to save hospital


Socialist Party news and analysis

More murky doings in Murdochland

Them & Us


Socialist history

The battle of Saltley Gates


Socialist Party workplace news

Stagecoach South Yorkshire - management getting desperate

Workplace news in brief


Readers' comments

Should socialists support the Green Party?


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Socialist councillor leads fight to restore EMA

Racism in football back in the headlines

TUSC


 

Home   |   The Socialist 15 February 2012   |   Join the Socialist Party

Subscribe   |   Donate   |   PDF  




Related links:

Llanelli:

triangleHundreds turn out for rally aimed at removing west Wales Tory MP

trianglePCS union pledges to fight Jobcentre job losses

triangleLlanelli May Day demo rallies support for steelworkers and anti-cuts fight

triangleNationalise to save all Steel jobs

trianglePublic meetings show readiness to fight back

Hospital:

triangleSouth London health bosses' cover-up

triangleTotnes MP uses coffin controversy to distract from brutal NHS cuts

triangleSave our NHS

triangleGlenfield victory shows people power can save our NHS

Health:

triangleVictory: Glenfield Children's Heart Centre saved!

triangleTyneside to protest against A&E and walk-in cuts

triangleNHS cuts kill!

Wales:

triangleRough sleeping crisis: make homes, not arrests

triangleCardiff East Socialist Party: Catalonia, Scotland and Wales

Reports and campaigns

Reports and campaigns

14/12/17

Waltham Forest

Stop the rotten redevelopment plan, demand residents

13/12/17

London

Six months on - still no justice for Grenfell

13/12/17

Fracking

Movement growing against fracking giant Ineos

13/12/17

Devon

Totnes MP uses coffin controversy to distract from brutal NHS cuts

13/12/17

Miners

Tory plan to hold dinner at coal mining museum defeated

13/12/17

Bradford

Bradford campaign to save children's services launched

13/12/17

South London

South London health bosses' cover-up

13/12/17

Blacklisting

Unite day of action against blacklisting

13/12/17

Brighton

Brighton victory

13/12/17

Newham

Newham anti-academies strikes

13/12/17

Tamil Solidarity

Tamil Solidarity and Refugee Rights activists meeting

12/12/17

Woolwich

Support the Crossrail Woolwich walkout

7/12/17

Blacklisting

Unite protest against blacklisting

7/12/17

RMT

Anti-DOO lobby of Liverpool's transport committee

6/12/17

Donald Trump

Mobilise to stop bigoted billionaire Donald Trump's state visit to Britain

triangleMore Reports and campaigns articles...


Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party

triangle14 Dec Stop the rotten redevelopment plan, demand residents

triangle13 Dec Six months on - still no justice for Grenfell

triangle13 Dec Movement growing against fracking giant Ineos

triangle13 Dec Totnes MP uses coffin controversy to distract from brutal NHS cuts

triangle13 Dec Trump's incendiary Jerusalem statement reignites Israeli-Palestinian...

triangle13 Dec Labour 'purge' furore really just democracy

EU parliament, Strasbourg

triangle13 Dec Brexit deal no solution to Tory rifts

More ...

triangle14 Dec Wakefield Socialist Party: Universal Credit - the Tories' latest assault on the poor

triangle18 Dec Leeds Socialist Party: Religion and Socialism

triangle19 Dec Bristol North Socialist Party: Christmas social

triangle21 Dec Wakefield Socialist Party: Socialists and the National Question

More ...

Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

Archive

Archives:

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

Legal

SP RSS feed RSS

Platform setting: = No platform choice

V2