Article from The Morning Star HEALTH campaigners in Manchester staged demonstrations on Saturday (13th March) demanding that health charges for migrants be abolished as part of a zero-Covid strategy. Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public campaigners protested outside Manchester Royal Infirmary at noon. Norma Turner from the group said: “The Joint Council for the Welfare … Continue reading HEALTH campaigners in Manchester stage demonstrations demanding that health charges for migrants be abolished as part of a zero-Covid strategy.
Vaccines For All
Greater Manchester KONP has taken action in support of the impressive Vaccines for All campaign that was launched by Patients Not Passports, with this letter to all 10 Health and Wellbeing Boards within Greater Manchester and the GM Health & Social Care Partnership plus Mayor Andy Burnham. vaccines-for-all-letter-to-health-and-wellbeing-boards_publishable-versionDownload We are asking them, not only to … Continue reading Vaccines For All
IN 2021 : END THE HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT FOR MIGRANTS WITHIN OUR NHS
New Year 2021 campaign update bulletin Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public (GM KONP) is working with allies to end the #HostileEnvironment for migrants within the NHS in our region. Our demands are : end the practice of migrants being charged for NHS hospital services;end the sharing of patient data by the NHS with the Home Office, … Continue reading IN 2021 : END THE HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT FOR MIGRANTS WITHIN OUR NHS
The Pandemic and Privatisation-how to fight back
The pandemic has been a goldmine for private contractors and management consultants. But while the private sector (not least Tory ministers’ chums and donors) celebrate their new-found riches, the fiascos of failed private services have been exposed to millions.Privatised test and trace systems have become byword for failure, just as poor standards of hospital cleaning … Continue reading The Pandemic and Privatisation-how to fight back
People’s Covid Inquiry by KONP
With more than100,000 deaths from Covid-19 KONP believe the public deserves to know how and why this has happened. The death toll will continue to rise for many months until vaccination starts to have an effect. In the meantime, learning the right lessons is urgent if lives are to be saved. Our ‘People’s Covid Inquiry’ … Continue reading People’s Covid Inquiry by KONP
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
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!
Migrant Charges and COVID 19
Dear Andy Burnham, As the Mayor of Greater Manchester, I am writing to you as a resident of Greater Manchester, a supporter of the NHS, and a member KONP and Stockport NHSWatch to alert you to the serious risk to the health and welfare of undocumented migrants and wider population of Greater Manchester. This is … Continue reading Migrant Charges and COVID 19