In the midst of a massive COVID-19 epidemic, NHS England (NHSE) is driving through a far-reaching top-down reorganisation of the NHS, based on proposals in the Long Term Plan (2019). We are concerned that the implications of these changes for the accountability, availability and access to services and values underpinning the management of services have been barely … Continue reading Integrated Care Systems
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
GMKONP meetings have moved online using Zoom. The next meeting is on Monday 10th May 2021 7pm - 9pm. If you would like to attend the meeting please email us at email@example.com
Members of Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public and Manchester Global Justice Now protested the UK-US trade deal, in person but socially distanced, from 11-12noon, on Saturday 24th October, outside the Hathersage Rd entrance to MRI. Show your support online for the MANCHESTER action this SATURDAY 24th OCTOBER..message your support to the KONP Greater Manchester Facebook livestream, Global Justice Now … Continue reading Defend the NHS from toxic trade deal. Stand Up for the NHS from your sofa
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!
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
To all friends, Please see below a protest letter about the threatened closure of the fertility clinic at St Mary's hospital in Manchester. If you'd like to help the campaign to stop this closure, contact us at this page.Subject: Threat to Internationally renowned IVF centre in Greater Manchester and cuts and privatisation of IVF service … Continue reading FERTILITY CLINIC IN MANCHESTER THREATENED WITH CLOSURE
Given the imminent threat to the NHS we have decided to give free access to The Great NHS Heist film, in the run up to the General Election. Information is the lifeblood of democracy & to this end we hope this film will help you decide how to vote and become active citizens in … Continue reading The Great NHS Heist
John Furse The Americanisation of the NHS is not something waiting for us in a post-Brexit future. It is already in full swing. Since 2017 Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) have been taking over the purchasing as well as the provision of NHS services in England, deciding who gets which services, which are free and which … Continue reading The NHS Dismantled
Trying to explain the darker side of NHS England dirty tricks. We have a petition that needs to succeed as it can STOP CCG MERGERS and STOP USA Healthcare from becoming our NHS. Petition: Stop all NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups’ mergers.
Monday 30th September 7pm The Marquee, Piccadilly Gardens Our NHS would be up for grabs in trade deals after Brexit and under World Trade Organisation rules. It’s our NHS and we have to fight together for it - against international deals and UK- based profiteers. Come and hear how you can play a part in … Continue reading NHS Not For Sale – We Own It
Strike action involving 31 staff employed by Addaction is set to go ahead after Acas talks did not reach a resolution to their dispute on Wednesday. A 100% vote for strike action was prompted by Addaction’s failure to keep its promise to pay staff the NHS rates for the job. Their union UNISON says that … Continue reading Wigan and Leigh drug and alcohol staff take strike action
It's time to act. Almost 7000 mental health nurses were lost from 2009 to 2018. Meanwhile, the number of doctors in specialist psychiatric training fell by 20%, and beds available for patients with serious mental health issues fell by over 8000. That's why we're holding a one-day conference in September this year to take a … Continue reading There is a crisis in mental health services in the UK
Reclaim Social Care- a petition for Greater Manchester We understand that local authority funding has been viscously cut by successive governments, since 2008. However we also understand that it is the legal responsibility of local authorities to deliver support and care to vulnerable people within their communities. We call on you, Andy Burnham, as mayor … Continue reading Reclaim Social Care- a petition for Greater Manchester