You are invited to the next meeting of
Trafford Keep Our NHS Public
next Thursday, 10th November, at 8pm onwards
at The Robin Hood Pub, 125 Barton Rd, Stretford, Manchester M32 9AF.
With “Devo Manc” arrangements for integrating health and social care in Greater Manchester steaming ahead,
we’ll hear from Jo Harding, the Chair of Trafford Council’s Health Scrutiny Committee about what she knows
of the present funding and planning arrangements for Trafford; and what are the priorities for the Council’s scrutiny of health care.
Also, organising with other local health activists for Protest Simon Stevens (NHS chief exec)Tues 15 Nov, 5-6.30pm, University Place (by Uni of Manchester on Oxford Road). https://www.facebook.com/events/200420450397568/
“Simon Stevens, is one of the architects of the devastating cuts now sweeping the NHS. The crazed plans to cut £billions from NHS jobs and services will be a disaster for patients and staff alike.
The further involvement of private healthcare companies, (possibly including Mr Stevens’ previous employer, the US multinational United Health), will take us further down the road to a privatised system, in which profits will be leached off to private companies, at the expense of the NHS.
Our lobby will be drawing attention to this impending catastrophe, demanding it be averted by NHS England scrapping the “Five Year Forward View”. To resolve the accumulated problems of underfunding and marketisation, we need the renationalisation of our NHS, along the lines of the NHS Bill