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The NHS and EU/US Free Trade - Public Meeting 3rd Feb

A meeting on Monday 3rd February will give people the opportunity to share ideas on how the forthcoming US/EU trade deal could affect the NHS, and what campaigners can do about it.

OurNHS
24 January 2014

Public meeting -  

Monday 3rd Feb 6.30-8.30 pm, UNITE building, 128 Theobalds Rd, Holborn

NHS/TTIP: How the US/EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal affects the NHS

Speakers:

Dr Lucy Reynolds, research fellow - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, expert on NHS background and the Health & Social Care Act

- on the Health and Social Care Act changes

(see Lucy interviewed here)

Rachael Maskell UNITE National Officer for health

- on the NHS and the TTIP

Linda Kaucher, researcher on international trade and from StopTTIP UK campaign

- on relevant aspects of the TTIP   

(see Linda interviewed here)

Latter part of meeting - what action can we take?

Directions:

UNITE building is 5 mins north (Southampton Row) from Holborn tube, next to brightly-lit Holborn Hotel

 

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