Patients occupy threatened mental health clinic in Cambridge

A seven-week occupation of a Cambridge NHS mental health clinic in Britain threatened with closure is having more success than past campaigning – is this the way forward?

Service users of a Cambridge NHS mental health clinic, ‘Lifeworks’, have been occupying its Tenison Road building for nearly 8 weeks, in a defiant battle to stop its closure. Messages of support can be sent to  savelifeworks[at] and the petition can be signed online. Continue reading

Edinburgh TUC Anti-Cuts Newsletter – Feb 2013


  • Cost control contributes to hundreds of deaths in Staffordshire
  • The growth in demand for food banks
  • Council leader Andrew Burns questioned at East Edinburgh public meeting

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