Health

October's Health March 2008 video

Date:

Over a thousand people marched through Dublin Saturday 11th as part of the Dublin Council of Trade unions organised demonstration for a decent health service. Local groups had travelled to Dublin from around the country to take part in the demonstration.

“Reconfiguration” and “Centres of excellence” - Buzzwords for Privatisation - St. Mary's Orthopaedic Hospital, Cork

Date:

Brendan Drum of the HSE had earmarked the St Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital in Cork as next in line for his cuts. But workers at the hospital are intent on fighting back and not accepting this. Kevin Doyle interviewed Paula Walters, SIPTU member, and a hospital attendant with over 30 years experience at the hospital.

Cork - stop the health cuts - save the Orthopaedic Hospital

Date:

Protest against the cutbacks in the health service

Trinity Public meeting on Anarchism

Date:

Talk and Slideshow on the history and current state of the anarchist movement in Ireland.Anarchism and Ireland: An Introduction

National protest for a decent health service

Date:

National Protest March & Rally
End the cutbacks and bans on staff recruitment.

Dublin
Saturday 11th October 2008


Anger as Cork health workers fight on two fronts ...

Date:

Cork hospitals are under attack with major cuts planned ... Meanwhile Beacon Medical Group's planned 'Co-location' hospital in Cork draws closer. It would seem like high-time to call in the union and put manners on a few people but where is SIPTU's Joe O'Callaghan?

HSE Board have an interest in running down health service

Date:

It’s not incompetence, it's sabotage - Would you put people with a financial interest in running down the public health service in charge of our hospitals?

Impact March and Protest in Cork, June 11th 2008

Date:

Workers from the IMPACT union marched from Cork University Hospital to the HQ of the HSE on Model Farm Road on Wednesday June 11th at 1 pm to protest against the ongoing recruitment embargo being orchestrated by the HSE. 

No Mercy Points To Solidarity - Cork's Mercy Hospital

Date:

In a timely statement on May 1st, nurses in Cork city's A & E service poured scorn on the HSE. Part of the reason why they did this was because of the ongoing situation at Cork's Mercy Hospital. In their statement, the nurses said that it was their "collective view that patient care is being compromised and that it is only a matter of time before there are serious issues and incidents ..." A month on from that statement there has been no resolution in the Cork area. The Workers Solidarity Movement look at the issues and how the impasse could be resolved.

Cork Women's Right to Choose interview - Putting Politics Before Health

Date:

Abortion is a criminal offence in Ireland, even in cases in which a woman is carrying a non-viable foetus, is pregnant as a result of rape or incest or where pregnancy threatens her health. The state has not clarified the circumstances in which abortion to save the life of the women is permissible. The following is an interview with a member of the Cork Women's Right to Choose (CWRTC), an activist group campaigning for abortion rights in Cork (first published in Rebel Worker).

Like what you're reading?
Find out when we publish more via the
WSM Facebook
& WSM Twitter

Syndicate content