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WHITTINGTON HOSPITAL CAMPAIGN

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Updated: 8 March, 2013


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Actor Damian Lewis 'very much supports' campaign against hospital sell-off - Damian Lewis – the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning star of the TV series phenomenon Homeland – backed the Tribune campaign with a week to go until the massive march in support of the Highgate hospital. >> more

   
     

Hospital chiefs deny MP's claim that sell-off proposals have been ‘suspended’ - THE Whittington Hospital yesterday (Thursday) denied claims made by a Lib Dem Haringey MP that it had “suspended” its reorganisation plans. >> more

   
     

Whittington Hospital paying £400k a year to rent publicly owned building that was sold to off-shore company - Block A in the “Highgate Wing” in Dartmouth Park Hill was sold for £3,520,000 to JJ Chester, regist­ered in St Helier, Jersey. According to company files... >> more

   
     

Face to face with 150 angry campaigners, Whittington Hospital bosses are forced to think again on its big sell-off - BOSSES at the Whittington Hospital said they would “reconsider” their shock sell-off proposals after NHS campaigners stormed a board meeting on Wednesday... >> more

 
     

Dominic West, Annie Lennox, Sir Jonathan Miller, Ms Dynamite, Alexandra Burke, Juliet Stevenson and Stephen Frears among big names backing campaign - AN unprecedented red carpet alliance has swung behind the Tribune campaign to save the Whittington Hospital ahead of a massive people power protest march through the streets of north London next month. >> more

 
     

Moving care out of the Whittington Hospital and into surgeries is 'asking for trouble' say GPs - GPs threatened with a “drastic loss of funding” have warned that moving care out of the Whittington Hospital and into their surgeries is “asking for trouble”. >> more

   
     

Hospital board faces stormy backlash at the first public meeting - HIS voice building into a familiar, angry crescendo, David Lammy spelt out the unanswered fears of three boroughs to the Whitting­ton board members on Tuesday night with a warning that their controversial sell-off plans could ultimately lead to the end of a hospital so many have come to love. >> more

 
     

‘We could have another Mid-Staffordshire scandal here,’ warns professor John Yudkin - WHITTINGTON chiefs listened this week as they were warned changes they are planning for the hospital could pave the way for “another Mid-Staffordshire in Archway”. >> more

 
     

Not a word from the £150k chief executive - WITH a six-figure salary of around £150,000 she was perhaps the highest-paid person in the room. So maybe the hundreds who came to face the Whittington Hospital’s board on Tuesday night over proposals that have sickened... >> more

 
     

Care moves from hospital to your home - PROPOSALS to shift care out of the Whittington are being driven by GP leaders who will take control of hundreds of millions of pounds of NHS funding in April. >> more

   
     

Whittington Hospital bosses apologise to MP Lynne Featherstone for wrongly claiming she 'endorsed' sell-off plans - BOSSES at the Whittington Hospital did not have the 'endorsement' for controversial sell-off plans that they claimed to have from a north London MP. >> more

   
     

Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone says Whittington Hospital bosses were wrong to say she 'endorsed' sell-off plan - THE Whittington's boardroom bosses at the centre of plans to sell off half the hospital's site in Archway were told this morning they had got it wrong after claiming that an MP "endorsed" the changes. >> more

   
     

Hundreds expected as Whittington Hospital board get ready to face the public over sell-off plans - WHITTINGTON bosses will face the public for the first time tonight (Tuesday) over a dramatic plan to dismantle the Highgate hospital. >> more

 
     

'Whittington story would have hardly reached the light of day' says Corbyn. Tribune praised in the Commons - JEREMY Corbyn praised the “great alacrity” of the Islington Tribune and its sister paper the Camden New Journal in the House of Commons last night (Thursday) during a national debate about A&E closures. >> more

   
     

Protest meeting will be ‘huge demo’ say organisers as 5,000 sign four petitions opposing plans - WHITTINGTON Hospital bosses say they have entered into talks with Islington Council about whether land controversially earmarked for sale last month could be used for social housing. >> more

 
     

Consultants working for former car parts company used stopwatches to time staff - Unipart Expert Practices, part of the global Unipart Group, was paid £500,000 to wipe £750,000 off the trust’s costs each year. >> more

 
     

Whittington bosses fear ‘consequences’ if plans are defeated by people power campaign - Chairman Joe Liddane told the Tribune the move to push care into neighbourhood centres would guarantee the Highgate hospital’s survival. >> more

 

 

   

NHS staff shock as half of Whittington Hospital to be sold off - BOARDROOM bosses rubber-stamped the sale of half of the Whittington Hospital. >> more

 

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   
     
     

 

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