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Greater Manchester: Stop extermination of our NHS
Hugh Caffrey, Secretary, Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public
Campaigners from across Greater Manchester gathered at Media:City in Salford on Tuesday 2 May, the first day that the government's pro-privatisation measures against our National Health Service took effect.
Banners and placards demonstrated our opposition to the handover of public healthcare to private profiteers.
Street theatre performed by our more theatrical supporters demonstrated how the measures will rip the heart out of our NHS.
We secured press coverage on the BBC midday and evening regional news, as well as write-ups in the local newspapers.
Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public is supporting and drawing together campaign groups across the area, with supporters in every borough.
As cuts under the 'Healthier Together' review will take aim at our Accident & Emergency units, alongside existing threats to the very future of viable hospitals in Bolton and Trafford, we will step up the fight.
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