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About Ruby Waterworth

Ruby Waterworth is a History graduate who has campaigned on both international UK issues. Her particular interests are health and welfare policy, disability rights and social justice.

Articles by Ruby Waterworth

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Public health worker faces disciplinary action after mentioning Kent council's tobacco investments

A public health professional in Kent has been threatened with disciplinary action following an interview with a local radio station where she mentioned that some of the local council's pension fund is invested in tobacco companies. 

Will Hunt stop at nothing to cut Lewisham Hospital?

Hunt lodged an eleventh hour appeal against the Lewisham Hospital verdict last night. He is determined not just to close Lewisham hospital services but to have carte blanche to do the same elsewhere.

Decision day for Hunt

Hunt has to decide by tomorrow whether to appeal his defeat over the Lewisham Hospital closure - but if he succeeds in overturning it no hospital will be safe.

A golden moment for Lewisham NHS campaigners in Britain

Today Health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to cut services and close departments at Lewisham Hospital were defeated in the High Court after a fiercely fought grassroots campaign.

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