NHS cuts protest in Hull

Health campaigners will take to Hull City Centre to stage a protest today.

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Hull street protest against NHS cuts

Health campaigners held a street protest in Hull today to highlight cuts to NHS services. The Hull and East Yorkshire NHS trust needs to save 99 million pounds by 2018.

There are fears wards will close and the quality of patient care at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital will be affected. patients have launched a campaign to try and avert the scale of the cuts.

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NHS campaign group stages protest in Hull

Health campaigners will take to Hull City Centre to stage a protest today.

Save Our Local NHS Hull and East Yorkshire say Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital Trust cannot cope with £99 million worth of cuts - local consultants say it will see patient care "critically eroded" across the region.

The Campaign held a 500-strong march in September.