Our public meetings
are held at the Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL from
2 pm to 4 pm. Refreshments available from 1.30 pm. All welcome.
[ARCHIVES: For our Public Meeting speakers in 2014 click here,
2013 click here, 2012 click here
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PUBLIC MEETINGS 2015
Monday 19 January
of Life Issues
a) Rachel Jenkins & Anne Norfolk - Dignity in Dying
Dr David Worth - retired consultant physician, York Hospital
c) Steve Redman - Care Not Killing
In a crowded hall
it was evident that choices at the end of life are of vital interest
to older people.
Monday 16 March
Sir Ron Cooke hosted a debate with representatives from the
main Political Parties standing in
York Central and York Outer Constituencies. The hall was packed, interest
was high and the questions and answers were challenging and insightful.
Election Day, 7 May, will be interesting....
1, left to right: Paul Abbott (UKIP - York Outer), Ginnie Shaw (Green
- York Outer), Cllr Paul Healey (Conservative), Sir Ron Cooke (in the
chair), James Blanchard (LibDem - York Outer), Rachael Maskell (Labour
- York Central)
Monday 18 May
A National Health Service in Crisis?
a) Dr Andrew Phillips, Vale of York CCG
b) Chris Butler, Leeds York Partnership
c) Mike Proctor, York Hospital
As expected there
was high interest in health services from an audience of over 60 people.
Monday 20 July
Independence or Social Isolation - is there
Tracey Robbins on isolation (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)
Heather Barden on living independently (Be Independent)
Tuesday 15 September
(note change of date!)
Leader of City of York Council, Cllr Chris Steward
The Leader of the Council will address the meeting and be open to
Monday 19 October AGM
Guest Speaker: Dean of York, Vivienne
Parkinson's and Diabetes
will update the meeting on challenges and opportunities for those affected.
Garth, White Rose Avenue, New Earswick, York YO32 4TZ
Tel: 01904 761240
Dates for 2015