NHS ‘Bursary or Bust’ Protest

Student nurses, midwives and associated health professionals marched in London today against Government plans to scrap bursaries for NHS students and replace them with loans. Protestors sat down and blocked Waterloo Bridge during the demonstrationOutside St Thomas Hospital(photo from @LondonNurse2015)Sit down on Waterloo Bridge (photo @NHAparty)Waterloo Bridge (@LondonNurse2015)Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich National Health Action Party ...

Junior Doctors Strike in South London

There was good support across South London for today's strike by Junior Doctors against proposed new contract conditions.Pickets at Maudsley Hospital in Camberwell photo from Unite the Resistance on twitterGuys HospitalSt Thomas Hospital - photo by @laurafleur on twitterCroydon University Hospital - photo from @ger_ogara on twitterLewisham Hospital - photo from @Allan_Katie on twitterIf you want to know ...

NHS Strike – ‘Pay Midwives some respect’ at St Thomas’ SE1

Protest outside St Thomas' Hospital, SE1 Health workers across South London took part in yesterday's national strike action over NHS pay, braving the rain to protest at hospitals across the area during the four hour walkout. Like many workers, those in the NHS have seen their real income fall in the past few years. This year, ...

Revolving Torsion at St Thomas Hospital

I think my favourite piece of transpontine sculpture is this work on the South side of Waterloo Bridge, in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital.  'Revolving Torsion' by Naum Gabo was manufactured in steel to the artist's design by Stainless Metalcraft Ltd of London in 1972-3, and installed at the hospital with fountain in 1975. ...