Details of protests: Wigan: Friday 19 January, Wigan town hall (time TBC) Trafford: Tuesday, 23rd January 6.30 pm, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road Stretford M32 0TH Manchester: Tuesday 30 January, 10am Manchester town hall All around Greater Manchester a series of demonstrations demanding action to fix the NHS crisis are now being planned. Lobbies outside … Continue reading NHS Crisis Protests – Wigan/Trafford/Manchester
What could be worse than a privatised NHS ?
This autumn sees the opening of the Trafford Care Co-ordination Centre. All GP referrals in Trafford and it seems social care as well, will be sent to this new centre. Sounds great you may say...it certainly seems that way in the corporate video you can watch here According to Trafford CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group- … Continue reading What could be worse than a privatised NHS ?
Can our NHS be saved by voting in this General Election ?
Lucy Reynolds speaking after a screening of Sell Off in Manchester on 8th April 2015 <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/126982166">Lucy Reynolds</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/user39915202">KONP Manchester</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
Sell Off – Film and Public Debate – Wed 8th April
On Wednesday 8th April against the backdrop of the recent Manchester NHS Devolution announcement and just 4 weeks before the General Election, Keep Our NHS Public in conjunction with the Manchester Film Co-op will be screening the film "Sell Off" followed by the Manchester "NHS Public Debate" FILM 7.00pm Sell Off will reveal how our … Continue reading Sell Off – Film and Public Debate – Wed 8th April
Lobby of the Well Being Scrutiny committee in Stockport on Tuesday 25/11/14 at 5.30pm
1) There is a Lobby of the Well Being Scrutiny committee in Stockport on Tuesday 25/11/14 at 5.30pm outside Fred Perry House, Edward street Stockport (Near Town Hall). This is a body of local politicians who oversee health provision in Stockport. The campaign group will be able to provide evidence on the impact of proposed … Continue reading Lobby of the Well Being Scrutiny committee in Stockport on Tuesday 25/11/14 at 5.30pm
Bolton Petitioning at the Christmas lights switch on Thursday Nov 20th Victoria Square.
We will be gathering signatures for our petition this Thursday in Victoria Square between 4pm and 7pm. If you can get along at all for any part of that time that would be really helpful, we are submitting the petition next week and currently have over 6500 signatures, we are still hopeful of achieving 10,000 … Continue reading Bolton Petitioning at the Christmas lights switch on Thursday Nov 20th Victoria Square.
PFI Workshop 6th Dec
– a workshop on PFI debt is to be run by experts from Corporate Watch who will brief anyone interested on the intricacies of the Private Finance Initiative and how it can be opposed .Saturday 6 December, 10am to 4.30pm, at the Unite office on Salford Quays (Transport House, Merchants Quay, Salford Quays M50 3SG). … Continue reading PFI Workshop 6th Dec
The End of the NHS
Professor Allyson Pollock will be speaking this Thursday 16th Oct at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School on "The end of the NHS: How the government is privatising health care" Lecture theatre G35 Ground floor. 6.00pm All Saints Campus. Oxford Road (near Oxford Rd Station) Allyson Pollock is professor of public health research and policy at … Continue reading The End of the NHS
Campaign against the privatisation of Bolton Psychological Therapies
The campaign against the privatisation of Bolton Psychological Therapies Service launches this Friday 10th October which is World Mental Health Day. We will be at Victoria Square in Bolton Town Centre from 12 noon until 2pm to gather signatures for our petition and to hand out leaflets etc. If you can get along to the … Continue reading Campaign against the privatisation of Bolton Psychological Therapies
Launch of campaign for NHS Reinstatement Bill 2015
Launch of the campaign for the NHS Reinstatement Bill 2015 Website here... A campaign is being launched on Saturday 04 October to reverse the failings of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and fully restore the NHS in England as an accountable public service. It is encouraging voters to ask candidates in the general … Continue reading Launch of campaign for NHS Reinstatement Bill 2015
G4S to provide healthcare in IRCs
It appears that NHS England is paying G4S to provide healthcare in IRCs (see below). [This includes Pennine House at Manchester Airport.] http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:212368-2014:TEXT:EN:HTML&src=0 £55m wide ranging healthcare contract awarded to G4S Integrated Services (UK) Ltd., covering Lot 1 - Gatwick Estate - Brook House IRC, Tinsley House IRC and Cedars PDA Lot 2 - Heathrow … Continue reading G4S to provide healthcare in IRCs