The fight is on to save Dorset County Hospital’s children’s ward; updated.

Dorset Wobs will be supporting the march in Dorchester on 13th June, top of town car park at 11 a.m.

Wessex Solidarity

Sabo CatA group of around 30 mothers came together today for a flash demo at Vespasian House, Dorchester, outside a meeting of the Clinical Commissioning Group. The protest, which was self-organised through social media, is over a plot to close the Kingfisher children’s ward and Special Care Baby Unit at Dorset County Hospital and move the service to Poole or Bournemouth They were supported by a member of the local Unite community branch and the driver of a bus stopped to show his support.

The protesters were met by someone calling himself an ‘engagement director’, who suggested a small delegation might be admitted to the meeting – and get fobbed off by a gang of suits – but the women were having none of it. The Unite rep told him: “Looks like you’ve got a Spartacus situation on your hands”

ccg.jpg-pwrt2Picture from Dorset Echo

We hope the campaigners will stick to their…

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