Yorkshire Health Campaigns Together meeting 1st May 2020

Yorks HCT mtg 1.5.20 final

Summary Action Agreed

  1. Push the “Test, test, test, PPE, Keep Key Workers Virus free” message. Gilda can send A4 rainbow poster on request and will pass on a new one 999 is preparing
  2. Consider taking the clap out from our streets to more public places such as outside hospitals, maybe even Social Care homes.
  3. Spread campaign re migrant charging (Leeds open letter attached)
  4. Press local and regional health and Social Care Scrutiny Boards to meet (Jenny writing)
  5. Start some serious campaigning for a national, free at the point of use, public national Social care service.
  6. Don’t lose sight of Trade deals and exert what pressure we can on our MPs et al
  7. Do all we can to support whistle-blowers
  8. Think creatively about co-ordinated celebration, protest, campaigning and maybe even marching in July. Possibly on the weekend of 4th and 5th and maybe 25th as well.

Nationalising Special Purpose Vehicles to end PFI: a discussion of the costs and benefits by Helen Mercer and Dexter Whitfield:

MERCER_Nationalising_Special_Purpose_Vehicles_to_End_PFI_2019

One thought on “Yorkshire Health Campaigns Together meeting 1st May 2020

  1. As agreed at the Yorkshire HCT meeting – here’s the open letter for campaigns and the public to sign, calling for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Joint Health Scrutiny Committee to urgently scrutinise the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Integrated Care System’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly test/trace/isolate measures to make it as safe as possible to start easing the lockdown. Please sign and share by 9am Tuesday 19th May https://bit.ly/Covid19ScrutinyNow

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