Hello, I'm Beth!

I am proud to be Labour's Candidate for Corby and East Northamptonshire, fighting for the community I call home.

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We forced a U-turn! UCC Saved

Posted on 15th Sep 2018 in Campaigning, Urgent Care Centre

I am so pleased Corby’s Urgent Care Centre has been saved. It’s a credit to the work of the Action Group  (Lyn, Maria and the gang) who I was proud to support in their Judicial Review. 

This is a really important service for our community that needs to be retained in the long term, and we must see our health services develop further as our towns and villages grow. 

I have to say I am disappointed to see attempts at rewriting history from those in power, who are claiming victory but who didn’t support us along the way (and who originally agreed with the downgrade! 👎🏻). 

It’s great news that the UCC has been saved and we forced a u-turn but we cannot be complacent - we all know the strain the NHS is under and the cuts imposed by this government.

Here’s to continuing the fight for a properly funded NHS and parity of funding for Northamptonshire!

 

Tagged as: UCC, NHS, Funding