Category Archives: Activity

Defend Our NHS York public campaign Tuesday 30th May St Helens Square, York from 1pm to 4pm

Defend Our National Health Service York are holding a public campaign on Tuesday 30th May in St Helens Square, York from 1pm to 4pm to promote their election manifesto Speakers will include Labour Parliamentary Candidate and former NHS clinician Rachael … Continue reading

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Video of Reclaim the National Health Service – the latest threats! Friday 23rd Sept 2016

  Couldn’t make the evening? Wished you hadn’t missed it? The video of the speeches is now available here. Our thanks to James Newman of 4TheRecord.org for coming to York and doing all the hard work.  

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Reclaim the National Health Service – the latest threats! Friday 23rd Sept 2016

Despite it being a Friday night and a location just off the ‘Micklegate Run’ around 60 people turned up to hear about the latest threats to the National Health Service. With an excellent introduction from Anne Leonard all three speakers … Continue reading

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Junior Doctors Strike in York 26th and 27th April 2016

Sad to say but Jeremy Hunt’s failure to communicate reasonably with the junior doctors in England led to the first complete withdrawal of labour by them for the first time in the history of the NHS. Defend Our NHS York … Continue reading

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Bootham Park Hospital – Why Was it Closed?

Since Bootham Park Hospital was closed at the end of September 2015 there has been much anger from service users and their carers, families and supporters including an excellent piece in the Guardian in March 2016. The report from NHS … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Regional March for the NHS – Leeds 16th April 2016

York Defend Our NHS joined 1000’s of others from across the Yorkshire region to meet up outside Leeds Art Gallery and then march around Leeds to mass support from shoppers for our National Health Service and the health professionals under … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Regional March for the NHS – Leeds 16th April 11:30

Leeds Keep Our NHS Public have organised a regional march in support of keeping the NHS in public hands. Marchers will gather outside Leeds City Art Gallery from 11;30 am on Saturday 16th April to march around the City Centre. … Continue reading

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The NHS – Don’t Mourn, Organise!

On Friday 12 February 2016 a meeting jointly organised by Defend Our NHS York and York People’s Assembly entitled “NHS Privatisation – this is the Big one!” was held at the Priory Street Centre in York. The speakers were introduced to … Continue reading

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Junior Doctors Strike York 12th January 2016

Having declared our support for junior doctors in their struggle with the Secretary of State for Health it was no surprise that we and our banners (the old and the newer one) were on the picket line with them.

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Statement Made at City of York Council Health and Adult Social Care Policy and Scrutiny Committee 20 October 2015 Regarding Bootham Park Hospital

The following statement was made by Chris Brace at the the City of York Council Health & Adult Social Care Policy & Scrutiny Committee on 20th October 2015 on behalf of York People’s Assembly and Defend Our NHS York. Chair and members of the Committee, … Continue reading

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