NHS workers protest mental health cuts

Nurses, therapy and support staff will protest today over cuts at a board meeting of Kingston’s mental health trust.

Unison members say patient safety is being impacted by Government-driven cuts at South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust, including ward closures at Tolworth Hospital and the privatisation of drug and rehabilitation services in Kingston.

Michael Walker, of Unison, said: “People are going to have to travel further for care.”

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