Whats Happening To The NHS?

Please download and distribute our leaflet about the changes to the NHS as a result of the introduction of Integtrated Care and about the current crises and threats to our health service. You could also write to your MP using our post card. whats-happening-to-the-nhsDownload postcard-to-mpsDownload

GMKONP to support strikes by RCN and UNISON

Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public will be supporting strikes by the Royal College of Nurses and UNISON this week. On Tuesday 17th UNISON members are on strike at the offices of NICE ( National Institute for Health and Care Excellence). There will be a picket all day at City Towers, Piccadilly Plaza in Manchester … Continue reading GMKONP to support strikes by RCN and UNISON

public meeting in Bolton Central Library on 12th October about the situation of local GPs

Below are the notes from a public meeting held in Bolton to discuss the situation around local GPs following a take over by the private health company Operose. 1st speaker was Jacqui Wakefield, a Panorama presenter. The private company Operose, which is owned by the US health insurance company Centene, itself owns 70 GP practices … Continue reading public meeting in Bolton Central Library on 12th October about the situation of local GPs

CAMPAIGN FOR A NATIONALCARE SUPPORT AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICE -RESPONSE TO THE FABIANS REQUEST FOR EVIDENCE ON AROADMAP TO A NATIONAL CARE SERVICE

The National Care, Support and Independent Living Service (NaCSILS) campaign http://www.nacsils.co.uk is a non-party political alliance calling for radical change to social care. They brought together a wide range of groups and organisations committed to a radical transformation of Social Care based on seven core demands. The steering group includes representatives from Doctors in UNITE, … Continue reading CAMPAIGN FOR A NATIONALCARE SUPPORT AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICE -RESPONSE TO THE FABIANS REQUEST FOR EVIDENCE ON AROADMAP TO A NATIONAL CARE SERVICE

Integrated Care System in Greater Manchester Starts Friday 1st July 2022

On Friday 1st July, a new body will control the running of the NHS in Greater Manchester as a result of the new law called the Health and Care Act 2022. This is a major change which will have profound impact on everyone. 74 years after the public, free NHS was opened at Trafford General … Continue reading Integrated Care System in Greater Manchester Starts Friday 1st July 2022

Patients Not Passports presents ‘NHS Borderlands’

As part of the Week of Action against the Hostile Environment and Refugee week on  Wed 22nd June: at 7.30 Greater Manchester Patients Not Passports presents 'NHS Borderlands': a short investigative documentary into the human cost of charging migrants for accessing the NHS. The film explores the story of Angela, who fled persecution in Zimbabwe … Continue reading Patients Not Passports presents ‘NHS Borderlands’