John Furse The Americanisation of the NHS is not something waiting for us in a post-Brexit future. It is already in full swing. Since 2017 Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) have been taking over the purchasing as well as the provision of NHS services in England, deciding who gets which services, which are free and which … Continue reading The NHS Dismantled
Trying to explain the darker side of NHS England dirty tricks. We have a petition that needs to succeed as it can STOP CCG MERGERS and STOP USA Healthcare from becoming our NHS. Petition: Stop all NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups’ mergers.
Monday 30th September 7pm The Marquee, Piccadilly Gardens Our NHS would be up for grabs in trade deals after Brexit and under World Trade Organisation rules. It’s our NHS and we have to fight together for it - against international deals and UK- based profiteers. Come and hear how you can play a part in … Continue reading NHS Not For Sale – We Own It
Strike action involving 31 staff employed by Addaction is set to go ahead after Acas talks did not reach a resolution to their dispute on Wednesday. A 100% vote for strike action was prompted by Addaction’s failure to keep its promise to pay staff the NHS rates for the job. Their union UNISON says that … Continue reading Wigan and Leigh drug and alcohol staff take strike action
It's time to act. Almost 7000 mental health nurses were lost from 2009 to 2018. Meanwhile, the number of doctors in specialist psychiatric training fell by 20%, and beds available for patients with serious mental health issues fell by over 8000. That's why we're holding a one-day conference in September this year to take a … Continue reading There is a crisis in mental health services in the UK
Reclaim Social Care- a petition for Greater Manchester We understand that local authority funding has been viscously cut by successive governments, since 2008. However we also understand that it is the legal responsibility of local authorities to deliver support and care to vulnerable people within their communities. We call on you, Andy Burnham, as mayor … Continue reading Reclaim Social Care- a petition for Greater Manchester
Circle Healthcare have failed in their attempt to force local NHS Commissioners to award them the new contract to run the Nottingham Treatment Centre at the QMC. The High Court of Justice in London agreed that the contract should go to the Nottingham University Hospital Trust, as originally proposed. This means that all services at … Continue reading VICTORY FOR THE NHS OVER CIRCLE HEALTHCARE