GMKONP is organising a socially distanced demonstration against the threat of closure of St Mary's Department of Reproductive Medicine and privatisation of its services. This will take place on Saturday 5th June, at 11.30 a.m. in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester (near the Queen Victoria Statue). Find out more about the campaign here: https://tinyurl.com/u3zf4ymt Sign a petition … Continue reading Save St Mary’s Department of Reproductive Medicine
A message from The Health Campaigns Together team As well as announcing our latest bulletin we would like to let you know of an exciting addition to our sister organisation's ongoing People's Covid Inquiry. The People's Covid Inquiry Podfollow podcast provides the opportunity to listen to all the sessions that have so far taken place. … Continue reading People’s Covid Inquiry Podcast!
We wanted to let you know that the new issue 7 of the Health Campaigns Together online News Bulletin is now out and available, either as a pdf HEREor as a mobile-friendly version HERE.Our latest bulletin provides essential campaigning reading to keep you up to date with all the latest NHS stories. Our editor John … Continue reading Latest HCT News Bulletin
Article from The Morning Star HEALTH campaigners in Manchester staged demonstrations on Saturday (13th March) demanding that health charges for migrants be abolished as part of a zero-Covid strategy. Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public campaigners protested outside Manchester Royal Infirmary at noon. Norma Turner from the group said: “The Joint Council for the Welfare … Continue reading HEALTH campaigners in Manchester stage demonstrations demanding that health charges for migrants be abolished as part of a zero-Covid strategy.
Greater Manchester KONP has taken action in support of the impressive Vaccines for All campaign that was launched by Patients Not Passports, with this letter to all 10 Health and Wellbeing Boards within Greater Manchester and the GM Health & Social Care Partnership plus Mayor Andy Burnham. vaccines-for-all-letter-to-health-and-wellbeing-boards_publishable-versionDownload We are asking them, not only to … Continue reading Vaccines For All
You are entitled to register with a GP and receive the vaccine, regardless of your immigration status. You do not need proof of address or ID, proof of immigration status, or an NHS number. The GP surgery will not share any of your information with immigration enforcement. The NHS is vaccinating millions of people against Covid-19. … Continue reading The NHS is vaccinating millions of people against Covid-19. But people with insecure immigration status, or no status at all, may incorrectly think that they can’t go to a doctor.
New Year 2021 campaign update bulletin Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public (GM KONP) is working with allies to end the #HostileEnvironment for migrants within the NHS in our region. Our demands are : end the practice of migrants being charged for NHS hospital services;end the sharing of patient data by the NHS with the Home Office, … Continue reading IN 2021 : END THE HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT FOR MIGRANTS WITHIN OUR NHS
The pandemic has been a goldmine for private contractors and management consultants. But while the private sector (not least Tory ministers’ chums and donors) celebrate their new-found riches, the fiascos of failed private services have been exposed to millions.Privatised test and trace systems have become byword for failure, just as poor standards of hospital cleaning … Continue reading The Pandemic and Privatisation-how to fight back
With more than100,000 deaths from Covid-19 KONP believe the public deserves to know how and why this has happened. The death toll will continue to rise for many months until vaccination starts to have an effect. In the meantime, learning the right lessons is urgent if lives are to be saved. Our ‘People’s Covid Inquiry’ … Continue reading People’s Covid Inquiry by KONP
Matt Hancock's NHS reforms would leadto a more American Style privatisation, not less. Sign the We Own IT petition https://tinyurl.com/ktp18a7s
In the midst of a massive COVID-19 epidemic, NHS England (NHSE) is driving through a far-reaching top-down reorganisation of the NHS, based on proposals in the Long Term Plan (2019). We are concerned that the implications of these changes for the accountability, availability and access to services and values underpinning the management of services have been barely … Continue reading Integrated Care Systems
On Saturday 10th October, in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, as part of Solidarity Knows No Borders: Weekend of Action Against the Hostile Environment Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public (GM KONP) co-sponsored with Migrants Organise, Unis Resist Border Controls, Manchester Stand Up to Racism and Greater Manchester Law Centre, held a demonstration demanding an end to … Continue reading End The Hostile Environment For Migrants Within Our NHS
GMKONP meetings have moved online using Zoom. The next meeting is on Monday 10th May 2021 7pm - 9pm. If you would like to attend the meeting please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org