A “crisis” is about to hit the NHS in Derbyshire because campaigners say there are plans to cut 535 county hospital beds.
Around 100 members of the Derby SOS NHS gathered at the Royal Derby Hospital and then went to The Spot, in Osmaston Road. They wheeled a bed from the hospital – which they said was a symbol of the beds being cut.
“There needs to be more investment in the NHS. We do not accept that cuts should take place and we do not accept privatisation.”
Mr Perry said he “does not accept” that there is wasted money in the NHS. He added: “Under the Labour government, there was more funding for the NHS and public services in general.
Full story in the Derby Telegraph, 25 March 2017