Tag: health

STOP THE CLOSURE OF CARE HOMES

56 CARE HOMES UNDER THREAT SCRAP ‘TRANSFORM YOUR CARE’  NO PRIVATISATION OF SERVICES FIGHT THE ASSEMBLY’S HEALTH CUTS INVESTMENT NEEDED NOT AUSTERITY Elderly residents at 56 public care homes face being thrown out of their homes as a result of Health Minister Edwin Poots health cuts and privatisation plans. Earlier […]

Protest condemns health cuts

On the 24th April, the Health and Social Care Board headquarters in Belfast was the focus of a protest organised by the Stop the Cuts Campaign against the Assembly Executive’s health cuts. Around 50 trade unionists and anti-cuts activists sent a clear and vocal message of opposition to Health Minster […]

Assembly pushes privatisation of NHS services

The Assembly Executive’s decision to fund two £40 million health centres in Newry and Lisburn will “put millions of pounds of public money in the pockets of big businesses at the expense of essential health services” an anti-cuts group has claimed. According to Pat Lawlor of the Stop the Cuts […]