Protest in Exeter will call on Government to ‘fix our NHS’

PUBLISHED: 17:45 02 February 2018

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The Save Our Hospital Services logo


Rallies are taking place in Exeter city centre and across the country with campaigners calling on Government to ‘fix our NHS’.

Tomorrow (Saturday) will be a national day of action and Save Our Hospital Services Devon will be among those calling for:

 An immediate cash injection to relieve the crisis facing the NHS, which has seen ‘unacceptable’ waiting times in A&E, delays admitting and discharging patients, deaths on trolleys and in waiting ambulances, and the cancellation of all routine operations.

 An end to the closure of hospitals, wards and beds in Devon.

 No imposition of Accountable Care contracts in Devon or any other part of the country, but a return to a fully public, fully funded, fully accountable NHS, free at the point of use.

 Fair pay for NHS workers and the restoration of bursaries for student nurses.

The protest will begin in Princesshay Square at 11am tomorrow (Saturday).

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