Local authority “celebrating” the opening of a food bank at Tameside Hospital.

15 Nov

The poor side of life

I’m disgusted. It’s bad enough having to open a food bank at a hospital. It’s bad enough that patients are being admitted due to malnutrition related illnesses. Please read my earlier blog to recap on the details.

Tameside hospital is struggling, it’s in a very poor area and Ashton Under Lyne was chosen to be one of the pilot areas for Universal credit as well as many other “trials”. This ensured that the folk of Tameside suffer, and suffer we do.

I saw this photo on Facebook. It shows the opening of the food bank at Tameside hospital.. I see several things that are wrong with this..

We should not be “celebrating” the opening of a food bank. The government wants us to open food banks. They do their work for them… Feeding the poorest in society. Now I’m not saying that people should be starving far from it. This…

View original post 327 more words

Advertisements

2 Responses to “Local authority “celebrating” the opening of a food bank at Tameside Hospital.”

  1. Bill Hayes November 15, 2015 at 8:42 pm #

    I bet after the opening the Mayor and Freinds went for a nice buffet and proseco. Establishing yet another food bank is not something to celebrate.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: