“People will die” hears Michael Mansfield QC-chaired enquiry
In advance of this week’s high court battle between Lewisham Hospital campaigners and Jeremy Hunt, a People’s...
Lewisham hospital downgrade - an 'insult to democracy'
On Saturday 55 people testified to the Lewisham People's Commission of Enquiry into the decision to downgrade or...
A battle of biblical proportions: can Lewisham beat Jeremy Hunt?
In a battle which is being seen as a test case for A&E and hospital cuts and downgrades nationwide, Lewisham...
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