UK Health Newswire Archive
15-10-2007 20:44The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations celebrates World Food Day on October 16th. This was the date in 1948 when the right to food was first formerly recognised by the global community as a basic human right. Yet there is massive malnutrition in India, which is still killing millions of children in India each year, an issue that is very much under reported in the UK press.
15-10-2007 10:22OBJECT (AGAIN!) - SAY NO TO MORE INCINERATION!
Yes, you've heard about these plans before, and yes, you objected so much they were thrown out by the Council.
But WRG have ignored this democratic decision and re-submmitted their plans to expand Nottingham's dirty Eastcroft Incinerator. Time for us to shout even louder...
13-10-2007 12:19If a couple of squirrels get squashed who cares... but what if it's your child, granny or partner that walks out onto the Burton Road Bus Plug, thinking they have right of way...
12-10-2007 13:07Following national and international campaigning, babies in their families have gained greater protection from the aggressive marketing practices of the baby food industry.
11-10-2007 10:02Events in aid of the appeal to help communities on Nicaragua's North Atlantic coast, which was hit at the beginning of September by Hurricane Felix. It has left over 100,000 homeless and several hundred dead in this already poor and remote area. Crops, livestock, homes and health centres were also killed or destroyed.
08-10-2007 10:077pm - Friends Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool (btwn Bluecoat and Hanover St) - http://www.multimap.com/p/browse.cgi?pc=L1 3BT
We need to develop the movement to protect and preserve our NHS, whose vital services and precious resources are being given away to the private sector. All of us rely on the NHS, and all of us will be affected by what is happening to it. The invited speakers have a wealth of experience of working within the NHS and fighting to improve and defend it
06-10-2007 14:18PANIC has greeted calls for direct action by Sussex hospitals campaigners.
05-10-2007 11:04How the bus plug along Burton Road is changing my life for the better
04-10-2007 23:15Hospital workers in Leicestershire were shocked and outraged by the news that interim Chief Executive for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Derek Smith, will be paid £100,000 for three months work. Meanwhile, Wolverhampton healthworkers face a pay cut.
02-10-2007 17:06As deaths in mental health custody rise in British hospitals, the family of a woman who died a year ago today carry on a campaign for justice. Sandra Jean Allen died on 2nd October 2006 after systemic problems with her mental healthcare. Supporters of the campaign are urged to join at http://justice4sandra.blogspot.com or to email email@example.com
02-10-2007 02:01On Saturday 13th October, Midlands Vegan Campaigns will team up with
Birmingham Food not Bombs for a day of action against McDonald`s in B`ham
24-09-2007 18:25In an incredibly short space of time a cholera epidemic has spread from the north of Iraq to the south. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/09/381846.html?c=on#c181388
The US and the UK are responsible for this.
24-09-2007 17:04Reports from two public sector meetings, September 2007: Leeds Public Sector Pay Campaign rally (Tues. 18 Sept) and Public Services not Private Profit (Thurs 20 Sept), Leeds Council Chambers - by Leeds Workers Power.
The next Leeds Public Sector Pay Campaign organising meeting is in the Unison Offices 3rd October at 19:30
18-09-2007 17:13Asbestos has sicked tens of thousands throughout the world, yet it is still legal in many countries