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Entries for November 2016

DateBlog Entry
Tuesday, 29 November 2016Hugo Swire asks for more funding for social care after all!
Friday, 25 November 2016Royal College of Surgeons calls out Devon’s NHS for proposing too many hospital bed closures
Wednesday, 23 November 2016Hugo Swire disagrees with colleague, Dr Sarah Wollaston over NHS funding
Tuesday, 22 November 2016East Devon MP ignores my query on backing his colleague over NHS
Monday, 21 November 2016Major public rally - save our hospital beds and services - Sat 3 Dec
Friday, 18 November 2016Public meeting in Ottery St Mary to debate plans to shut more community hospital beds
Friday, 18 November 2016EDDC scrutiny committee to examine hospital bed closures plan
Friday, 18 November 2016Aggregate Industries hold new exhibition on quarry plans at Ottery next Wednesday
Monday, 14 November 2016Health thinktank chief:  Claims re care at home is better has “mixed evidence at best”
Thursday, 10 November 2016Sidmouth GPs infuriated at NHS Property Services misrepresentation to health watchdog councillors
Wednesday, 09 November 2016My nature motion agreed by cabinet this morning…. Full council in December
Wednesday, 09 November 2016Proposal to suspend plans to cut 71 East Devon community hospital beds fails by two votes
Wednesday, 09 November 2016The election of Donald Trump: How is it even remotely possible?
Monday, 07 November 2016Health Select Committee Report: Lack of beds and underfunding is causing growing NHS crisis
Friday, 04 November 2016Controversial Devon NHS cuts document now formally released
Thursday, 03 November 2016Hugo Swire please back Sarah Wollaston and urge chancellor for more NHS and social care funding
Wednesday, 02 November 2016RD&E pledges to retain community beds until safe as it spends 23 days on red alert
Wednesday, 02 November 2016Notice of Motion means Devon County Council is set to review its environmental policies
Wednesday, 02 November 2016Chris Packham backs Devon Wildlife Trust fundraising campaign to keep beavers!
Wednesday, 02 November 2016Social care services ‘facing existential crisis’, say council leaders