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Lewisham hospital demonstration

by Andrew Smith
Issue No. 2250

Around 120 people in Lewisham, south London, demonstrated last week against £500,000 of cuts to child and adolescent mental health services.

Local Unite and Unison branches called the protest which filled the pavement outside the Kaleidoscope Children’s Centre for two hours.

Protesters leafletted and petitioned the public and listened to speeches. GPs spoke of how they deplored the impact of the cuts. They support some of the most vulnerable people in the area.

Send protest messages to Steve Bullock, mayor of Lewisham steve.bullock@lewisham.gov.uk; Caroline Hewitt, chair of NHS Lewisham, caroline.hewitt@lambethpct.nhs.uk and Stuart Bell, chief Executive of SLAM, stuart.bell@slam.nhs.uk


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Tue 3 May 2011, 18:14 BST
Issue No. 2250
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