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

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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

STPs: Secretly Transmitted Privatisation

While councils in Greater Manchester collaborate with the plans to privatise our NHS, two councils at the other end of the country are refusing to cooperate as John Furse explains .... Hammersmith & Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) called it a ‘public engagement’. But their October 3rd event at St Paul’s Church, Hammersmith proved to … Continue reading STPs: Secretly Transmitted Privatisation

Manchester council leader’s call for less hospital beds condemned

Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public today condemned the call by Manchester city council leader Richard Leese for local hospitals to have less beds. Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council yesterday told the AGM of the Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation that he wants to see less beds in GM hospitals, including Tameside, … Continue reading Manchester council leader’s call for less hospital beds condemned

Two councils have published their STP plans this Monday…Ask your council to be next!

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-plans-to-dismantle-our-nhs Today Monday, Camden Council put the “full” draft version of the North Central London Sustainability and Transformation Plan on its website, despite NHS England telling Clinical Commissioning Groups that they shouldn’t publish the STPs until NHS England has seen them and made them fit for public consumption. Let's let our Council leaders know we … Continue reading Two councils have published their STP plans this Monday…Ask your council to be next!