Public Discussion: The NHS in Tameside

Tameside Keep Our NHS Public konp.tameside@gmail.com is pleased to invite you to a   Public Discussion: The NHS in Tameside   Date:    Thursday 26 May 2016 Venue: Rutherford Suite, 2nd floor, Hyde Town Hall Time:   6.30 – 8pm, doors will open from 6.15pm Our speakers will include: Dr Milton Pena, former NHS Orthopaedic Consultant at…

Devo Manc leaders seek private investment for NHS

Devo Manc leaders seek private investment for NHS 16 MARCH, 2016 BY LAWRENCE DUNHILL in the Health Service Journal   Council leaders in Greater Manchester have had “exploratory discussions” with private investors as they seek capital investment for the NHS. As part of the devolution programme, the region is looking at non-NHS sources of funding…

NHS Devolution – supporting cuts and privatisation

The announcements of NHS devolution plans and pilots for Manchester (Devo including NHS), Cornwall, Gloucestershire, North East Combined Authority, Liverpool and London came as a surprise to local residents. The most shocking part is that the plans were all agreed by senior – mainly Labour – politicians negotiating with the most cold-blooded Chancellor of the…

Public ‘not told’ about local devolution deals, -BBC

Greater Manchester has been at the forefront of the devolution of powers from Whitehall   Councils in England must do a better job of telling residents about new powers they are being given by Whitehall, MPs have said. The government’s “devolution revolution” to councils includes housing, transport and planning. The Communities and Local Government Committee…