End The Hostile Environment For Migrants Within Our NHS

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

Defend the NHS from toxic trade deal. Stand Up for the NHS from your sofa

Members of Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public and Manchester Global Justice Now protested the UK-US trade deal, in person but socially distanced, from 11-12noon, on Saturday 24th October, outside the Hathersage Rd entrance to MRI. Show your support online for the MANCHESTER action this SATURDAY 24th OCTOBER..message your support to the KONP Greater Manchester Facebook livestream, Global Justice Now … Continue reading Defend the NHS from toxic trade deal. Stand Up for the NHS from your sofa

No privatisation of Manchester’s fertility service!

PUBLIC MEETING: No privatisation of Manchester's fertility service! Monday, 20 July 2020 from 19:00-20:30 https://www.facebook.com/events/280845443022548/ The fertility service provided by the Department of Reproductive Medicine at St Mary's hospital, Manchester, faces privatisation. According to reports, Manchester Foundation Trust announced earlier this year that the service would go over to a private company in 2021. This … Continue reading No privatisation of Manchester’s fertility service!

FERTILITY CLINIC IN MANCHESTER THREATENED WITH CLOSURE

To all friends,  Please see below a protest letter about the threatened closure of the fertility clinic at St Mary's hospital in Manchester. If you'd like to help the campaign to stop this closure, contact us at this page.Subject: Threat to Internationally renowned IVF centre in Greater Manchester and cuts and privatisation of IVF service … Continue reading FERTILITY CLINIC IN MANCHESTER THREATENED WITH CLOSURE

Wigan and Leigh drug and alcohol staff take strike action

 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

There is a crisis in mental health services in the UK

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

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

VICTORY FOR THE NHS OVER CIRCLE HEALTHCARE

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