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Protester in scrubs leads the sunny Our NHS 70 march with megaphone

Front of the #OurNHS70 march! Photo: @NHScampaigns

Tens of thousands march in London, joined by Jeremy Corbyn, from across the UK to defend the NHS on its 70th birthday and demand it is #Free4AllForever

An estimated 50,000 marched through sunny central London to Downing Street and Whitehall in the mass demonstration called by People's Assembly and Health Campaigns Together and supported by the TUC and health unions. Amongst them were a whole array of groups and campaigns from across the country - from Wigan hospital strikers to the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary campaign, rail and postal workers and delegations from constituency Labour parties. We've brought together some of the most impressive moments of the day - from Corbyn on stage to some excellent placards and fighting-spirited testimony from patients, staff and even babies! Check it out below...

 

-- Speeches on Whitehall --

CORBYN...

Jeeves Wij, BMA Junior Doctors Committee Chair

 

-- On the march! --

 

-- Video action --

People's Assembly LIVE VIDEO - from march to closing speeches!

All out against Trump's visit on 13 July 2pm at Downing Street:

At Downing Street today...

NHS birthday cake!

Crowds

 

-- Best placards --

 

-- Solidarity from the frontlines and across UK! --

Nurses on the march...

 

Babies for the NHS

Wigan strikers...

Patients and staff speak up

Epsom

Barnsley

Bellingham

Bristol

Lewisham

From the festivals...

 

-- Unions out --

RMT

BMA

UNISON

GMB

Jack Hazeldine

Jack Hazeldine

Jack Hazeldine is an organiser in the People's Assembly and Stop the War.

Based in Bristol, he has coordinated the largest demonstrations and public meetings in the city in recent years: against austerity, in support of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of Labour, over the Junior Doctors' struggle and against the British bombing of Syria. He is currently travelling between the UK and Catalonia, building the solidarity campaign and corresponding on events.  

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