Four weeks to defend London NHS demo

20 April 2013

Defend London's NHSHelp keep up the pressure to save the NHS by linking up across London and marching on Parliament on 18 May.

Please help publicise the demonstration and support all the action this week, including

  • Whittington Day of Action on 24 April
  • Ealing Hospital demonstration on 27 April
  • Lobby the Lords on 24 April

There is much more going on and other ways you can help if you read below, including

Send a message of support to huge Stafford demonstration planned on Saturday 20 April.

You can also find how to email or send letters to Lords before their vote next week.


Impressive support for 18 May Demonstration

A number of trade unions have now backed the demo including Unite, RMT, NUJ and the London regions of GMB, CWU, PCS and BMA. Other support has come from the London Labour Party, the Green Party and the National Pensioners Convention. Invite others to support it on line or download the invitation letter here


Nearly 250,000 postcards printed so far!

The last 100,000 postcards are being distributed across London and a further 100,000 is due next week. Let us know how many you want. (If groups can afford it they cost £10 per thousand).

You can also download leaflets here


Have you got a local campaign plan?

Local groups have been planning a timetable of public stalls and events as well as distribution of publicity to local hospitals, unions and campaigns.


Donations urgently needed

Sizeable donations are urgently needed to fund further publicity material. Please send cheques to Camden Keep Our NHS Public c/o 32 Savernake Road, NW3 2JP


Next London Coordination Meeting

Tuesday 14 May 6.30pm

Camden Town Hall Judd St WC1 (Kings X Tube)

Defend Whittington Day of Action

Wednesday 24 April

1pm Whittington Hospital

or organise local action


Save Ealing A&E Demonstration

Saturday 27 April

Assemble 11.30am Southall Park

12.30pm Acton Park

2pm Rally at Ealing Common




Protest at Privatisation Regulations

As Lords arrive for vote

Wednesday 24 April 12 noon

College Green opposite Parliament

Leaflet attached



Needs to be done as soon as possible to arrive before the vote on 24 April

Find out how to here:





Links for local campaigns here

Leaflets for these events here


NHS Singing Flash Mob Friday 19 April

5.45pm prompt Liverpool Street Station

More information


Enfield Public Meeting Saturday 20 April

10.30 am Enfield Civic Centre


Lewisham Public Meeting Thursday 25 April

Goldsmiths College


Hunt for Hunt Saturday 15 June

Hunt’s Constituency, Farnham Surrey




TUESDAY 14 MAY 6.30pm

Camden Town Hall Judd St WC1 (Kings X Tube)


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