From the Daily Post North Wales. 4th October 2010.

 

MORE than 100 placard-carrying protesters turned out yesterday in defence of local health services.

They fear a review of Alaw Ward in Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, could prompt a downgrading of services for local people.

But hospital chiefs insist there are no plans to close the ward, which specialises in treating cancer patients.

Among the protesters was campaigner Debbie Hughes, whose mother Lily Adams, 70, died after suffering from leukaemia in 2008. Her grandmother and aunt also died within weeks of each other, from cancer, that year.

In a double protest, she was joined by protestors campaigning to re-open Hafan Ward mental health ward in Ysbyty Bryn Beryl Hospital, Pwllheli, which was closed earlier this year…..

 

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