Campaign for a Decent Health Service Lobby of Dail

Date:

Campaign for a Decent Public Health Service

Dublin Council of Trade Unions
Youth Committee ICTU
Patients Together

Lobby by
trade unionists, patients', hospital and health groups
1 –2 p.m., Wednesday 7th May 2008, Dáil Eireann, DublinDear Colleagues,

At the Campaign's Representative Conference on 26th April one of the
activities agreed on was to lobby the Dáil for a decent public health
service on the occasion of Brian Cowen's elevation to Taoiseach on
Wednesday 7th May. The lobby will take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in
front of Leinster House, Kildare Street.

We invite you and your organisation to participate. Bring your banner
and placards.

The Campaign for A Decent Public Health Service march in Dublin on
29th March united trade unions, patients' and hospital groups, health
professionals and people from various regions in a demand for a health
service accessible to all in need.

Since then there have been more scandals and a determined programme of
disimprovement, cutbacks and hospital downgrades by the government and
the HSE. They are determined, but so are we. In the next while we
shall be publicising our timetable of major campaign activities for
the coming months.

Sincerely,

Des Derwin, President, Dublin Council of Trade Unions (087 6229686);
Eddie Mathews, Chair ICTU Youth Committee (087 6308365);
Janette Byrne, Patients Together (085 7302798);
Email dctuhealth@gmail.com

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