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Bexhill campaigners take to the streets to warn against TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the secretive manner in which it is being negotiated, have aroused widespread opposition, with more than half a million in the UK signing a petition calling for it to be abandoned. Here members of Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings and the Bexhill Fairtrade Group explain why they joined in a day of action against the treaty earlier this month.

Posted 16:18 Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: 38 Degrees Bexhill Fairtrade Bexhill Global Justice Canada Cecilia Malmström Christina Lucey Devonshire Square EU ISDS Jack Doherty Labour party Mexico Nafta nhs Rother District Council TTIP

Choke for all the NHS care

Experiences of the NHS can vary widely. Some find themselves well treated, while others have a bad time. One HOT reader with chronic health problems, who wishes to remain anonymous, sent us the following account.

Posted 17:29 Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: GP mucus nhs Perennial Rhinitis Post-nasal Drip

New name, same aim

The local action group that was called World Development Movement Bexhill and Hastings unveiled its new name and logo at a launch event last Friday. Under its new name, Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings will continue its usual operations, including holding regular meetings, running stalls, lobbying MPs and organising protests, as it explains below.

Posted 16:43 Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Alex Scrivener Bexhill Fairtrade CAFOD Christina Lucey Denis Lucey Department for International Development Global Justice Now Monsanto nhs Philip Morris Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership World Development Movement

Heart to heart (3)

In part three of ‘Heart to heart’, Sean O’Shea concludes his account of his journey through the NHS, and describes some of the lessons he has learned.

Posted 15:23 Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 In: SOS Tags: heart nhs pills
psychiatrist in dissent

Psychiatrist in dissent

Continuing with the theme introduced in Difference, deviation and dissent (18 Oct 2013) Sean O’Shea holds up a mirror to the world of mental health by discussing the work of psychiatry’s bête noire, the late Ronald David Laing (1927 – 1989).

Posted 20:22 Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 In: SOS Tags: ECT Kingley Hall Mental Health nhs Psychiatrist RD Laing Thomas Main

Heart to heart (2)

Before Christmas HOT columnist Sean O’ Shea was diagnosed as having heart problems (HOT 13th December, 2013). In part two of Heart to Heart he shares some more of his experiences with the NHS. 

Posted 20:24 Monday, Mar 3, 2014 In: SOS Tags: British Heart Foundation heart nhs
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