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'Bevan's Run' Stopping in Oxford

news: BevansRun.jpgAn NHS doctor is running Wales to London over 6 days this week in protest against the privatisation of the NHS. The 160 mile slog has been dubbed 'Bevan's Run' after NHS pioneer Anuerin Bevan. Clive Peedell is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist working for the NHS in the North East of England, and is also co-chair of the NHS Consultants' Association.The aim of the run is to raise public awareness about the serious threats that the coalition Government's Health and Social Care Bill poses to the English NHS. You can follow Clives' progres via his blog or Twitter #bevansrun.


Campaign group Keep Our NHS public will be hosting 2 meetings in support of Clive's run. Firstly on Friday 13 January at 10.30 Church Green they''ll be welcoming Clive as he arrives in Witney, before moving on at 11 a.m. to meeting at Methodist Church Hall, High St, Witney for a public meeting. Speakers will be Dr Clive Peedell himself, Professor Allyson Pollock, author of NHS PLC, Professor Ian Banks, President of European Men's Health Forum, and Dr David Wrigley, president of the BMA Council.


Then at 7:30 in the evening there will be a public meeting at Oxford Friends Meeting House, St Giles. 


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