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

The Save Our Hospital Services logo

The Save Our Hospital Services logo - Credit: Archant

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.

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? 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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