Despite the Coronavirus Crisis plans proceed to CUT hospital beds
GMB Southern Region are highlighting government hypocrisy, as an enormous field hospital is opened at the same time as pushing ahead with A&E and intensive care unit (ICU) closures in South London and Surrey
GMB Southern Region are standing fast on our condemnation of the government for pushing through the closure of A&E and ICU departments in South London and Surrey hospitals. While a field hospital is being put together at the ExCel centre in London, hospital services are being cut in other parts of the capital, at a time when our NHS is under larger strain than ever before.
Our story has been picked up by The London Economist, who have put together a long read article, incorporating our findings. You can read the full article at https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/exclusive-despite-coronavirus-crisis-plans-proceed-to-cut-hospital-beds/05/04/
For more information about this story, contact our Regional Organiser Helen O'Connor via firstname.lastname@example.org