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About greatemancipator

Researcher and practioner in matters relating to egovernment, government ICT and their approach to the citizen.

Unite the Union Strike at York NHS Trust 27th and 28th September 2018

Facilities staff from York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have been out on 48 hour strike on 27th and 28th September 2018. Press coverage has included BBC Look North (6:06 minutes in) and the York Press. The strikes were also … Continue reading

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Unite in Health Strike York Hospital Trust 27th & 28th September 2018

Following the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust decision to transfer its Facilities staff to a wholly-owned subsidiary company the Unite the Union staff involved have overwhelmingly voted to carry out strike action at all the Trust sites on Thursday … Continue reading

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Lobby Against Privatisation at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 25th July 2018 9:30 am

As we reported last year, the York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was planning on setting up a private company to run its Facilities Service employing around 2000 people. Despite representations by the general public, staff and trade unions it appears … Continue reading

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NHS 70th Birthday ‘Waggon’ Play Performed in York 5th July 2018

In York on the 5th July Defend Our N.H.S./Mental Health Action performed a specially written (by Anne Leonard) and produced ‘wagon’ style play, outside St Michael Le Belfrey Church opposite York Minster whilst the great and good gathered inside there, … Continue reading

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Report on the NHS 70th Birthday Event in York 29th June 2018 7:30 – 11:00

  As a joint effort between Defend Our NHS York and Mental Health Action York there was a 70th birthday party for our National Health Service at the York Hospital Social Club on White Cross Road, Haxby Road, York on Friday 29th … Continue reading

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NHS 70th Birthday Event in York 29th June 2018 7:30 – 11:00

Tickets will be on sale via Gwen from 17th May York Hospital Social Club. White Cross Road,. Haxby Road,. York,. YO31 8JR

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Say NO to NHS Privatisation in York – Tuesday 10th April, 7 pm – 9 pm

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Photos from the York March and Rally for the NHS Saturday, April 7 2018

Although Defend our NHS York has been campaigning for the National Health Service since 2009 we were pleased that York CLP has finally initiated an action to defend it. We have held several marches in the City over the years, … Continue reading

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York March and Rally for the NHS Saturday, April 7 at 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Assemble outside York Minster at 10.30am – 11.00am Depart to march round city centre via St Helen’s Square at 11.00am Rally in St Helen’s Square 12.00pm – 12.30pm None of us are immortal. None of us are immune to sickness … Continue reading

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BID A FOND FAREWELL TO BOOTHAM PARK HOSPITAL

If you’re a former staff member, service user/patient, or carer then join MHAY for an afternoon of coffee & cake as we take a walk down memory lane to reminisce in celebration of York’s mental health history. SUNDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2PM-4PM AT BRIAR HOUSE COMMUNITY WELLBEING … Continue reading

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