National Conference – Saturday November 4th

Campaigners’ Conference Saturday November 4, 11.00-4.30pm Hammersmith Town Hall, W6 9LE Our NHS and Social Care in Crisis FIGHTING BACK – TO WIN This is a campaigners' conference, to update and share information and experience from the fight to defend our NHS against cash-driven cuts and privatisation. It will have no status to debate or … Continue reading National Conference – Saturday November 4th

STP National Day of Action, 3 December 2016

Many, many thanks to all of you who have written to councillors to request the Sustainability and Transformation Plans and appendices be published on the Council websites. https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-plans-to-dismantle-our-nhs Resistance to publishing the financial, activity and workforce appendices to the plans is widespread, and even an FOI has been rejected. The shift away from NHS accountability … Continue reading STP National Day of Action, 3 December 2016

Don’t Privatise Mental Health Care for our Most Vulnerable Children

Protect Trafford Children’s Health Trafford Council (and Pennine Care) are trying to keep their plans for the most vulnerable children in the borough, away from Trafford residents.   As part of their new, vamped, Children’s Services, they plan to remove all clinical psychology support from the “Keep Families Together and Fostering Plus” (KFT & F+) … Continue reading Don’t Privatise Mental Health Care for our Most Vulnerable Children

National NHS Demonstration 4th March 2017

HCT is calling a national demonstration in London on 4th March . We believe the time has come to demonstrate the breadth and depth of support for the NHS and anger and opposition to the destructiveness of Tory policies. Sat 4th March is going to be a big demonstration. With Britain’s biggest union, Unite, already … Continue reading National NHS Demonstration 4th March 2017

Simon Stevens in Manchester Tuesday 15th November 6.00pm

Simon Stevens together with his managment consultant and government friends 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 … Continue reading Simon Stevens in Manchester Tuesday 15th November 6.00pm

Manchester Deserves Better – mental health service update

You will probably know by now that all the mental health services in Manchester which were threatened with closure are to remain open.  The Manchester CCGs and Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust backed down just a couple of weeks before the services were due to be shut.  They decided not to contest legal … Continue reading Manchester Deserves Better – mental health service update