Feb 15th, 2017
Start A Petition: Help Stop the NHS Bed Shortage
By Nicole G
There’s an important article in the news which you might be interested in.
If you, or someone you know set up a petition about it, it would be the first step in creating real change on the issue. 38 Degrees is a movement that brings people together and we’ll be here to help you run the petition with the tools and support you need every step of the way.
Here’s the article. What do you think?
MOTHER NEEDING SURGERY DIED AFTER BEING TURNED AWAY FROM THREE HOSPITALS OVER BED SHORTAGE
15 February 2017 – The Telegraph
A woman died from a brain haemorrhage after at least three hospitals refused to admit her for surgery because they had no intensive care beds.
A coroner ruled that 57-year-old Mary Muldowney would probably have survived if she had been given immediate life-saving surgery to stem the
Would you be interested in launching a petition asking Jeremy Hunt for more NHS funding where you live, so that no one else dies because a bed can’t be found. Perhaps you could use the news story above to explain why things have to change. The 38 Degrees staff team will help you, with support on writing and launching a petition, spreading the word and growing support – all so we can create real change on this issue.
Every day, up and down the country, thousands of people are using the 38 Degrees website to win campaigns, and change issues just like this one.
38 Degrees gets its name from the way that snowflakes can combine to create something as powerful as an avalanche. It’s when snow on mountains is at 38 degrees that avalanches are most likely to happen. It means that although individually it can feel hard to create change, when we act together in the same direction we can move mountains.