1.30 – 3.30pm, in Unison’s regional office, Commerce House, Wade Lane, LS28NJ
Please remember to come to the door at the back of the building http://www.unison-yorks.org.uk/contact.html
We are hoping that campaigners from Scarborough can make this meeting. They have launched a magnificent campaign against local cuts and closures and have 26,000 signatures on an on line petition.
Suggested items for the agenda include
1. Updates from recent events round the region
999 Call for the NHS JR Appeal Hearing 21.11
HCT’s national Social Care Conference 24.11
South Yorks and Bassetlaw Group , including their lobby 20.11
70th Birthday poetry book launch 24.11
Save Scarborough and District Hospitals Campaign
Hands off HRI
and any other groups wanting to pitch in with news
2. Progress with specific issues and what more needs to be done e
Wholly Owned Subsidiaries
Resisting Integrated Care Partnerships/ Systems, particularly trying to make more impact on Scrutiny Boards and Councillors
3. What next ?
Maxing opportunities provided by the winter crisis to highlight bed and staffing shortages, safety issues and state of social care / neglect
Maxing opportunities provided by the Brexit debacle to highlight desperate staffing shortages
Exposing privatisation and its costs both in health and social care
Continuing to fight cuts and closures on the ground and supporting each other across the region as much as possible.
NB Wirral ‘s recent victory resisting closure of walk in / urgent care centres
4. Upcoming events
Yorkshire march for the NHS; proposed date 30thMarch in Leeds ?