Posts filed under ‘Action’

National Blood Service centralisation dispute

Unworkable reconfiguration plans will threaten patient’s lives and healthcare workers’ jobs.

Mosquito feeding from blood bagThe vital blood processing and distribution service is to be centralised in management cost cutting insanity which will result in blood being transported hundreds of miles by road and skilled workers losing their jobs. This will directly threaten patients’ lives as the blood is driven on congested motorways from the donation centres to the “super centres” and then back out to hospitals.

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June 2, 2007 at 12:57 pm 1 comment

Association of Radical Midwives (ARM) and appeal for support

ARM has been going since the 70’s and offers an alternative to a heavily medicalised and pathology obsessed obstetrician led birthing process.

They currently are campaigning around attacks on independent midwifery by the UK government.

If you are involved with the group, or have opinions about it, please comment below.

May 30, 2007 at 3:24 pm 3 comments


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