Wigan calls Public NHS Meeting Sat 6th May- As Council look to cut £87million

Speakers confirmed: Dr Kailash Chand OBE; Estephanie Dunn – Royal College of Nursing; Karen Reissman – Unison Health; Lisa Nandy MP. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fight-for-our-nhs-tickets-33306146581 Wigan Trades Council has invited local MP’s and Councillors to join them in a local campaign to challenge the Government’s plans to reform the NHS. In letters sent today to MP’s and Councillors…

Weekly NHS Protests to be held in Bolton

Following on from the successful public meeting in March there will now be weekly protests. Suporters will meet weekly for up to an hour between 1.30 and 3.00 pm on a Wednesday to express support for staff at the hospital. We would like everyone who can to commit to gathering at the hospital every week…

Patients are people not guinea-pigs!

A report in the Financial Times on 27 Feb stated that “local leaders are offering leading drugmakers, including GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Novartis, access to Greater Manchester’s sophisticated electronic patient record system to test the real-world outcomes of their drugs”, Keep Our NHS Public Spokesperson Hugh Caffrey said: It seems that Greater Manchester is being…