Crossposted from The Efford Bill – A Trojan Horse?
Research fellow and National Health Action Party member Dr Lucy Reynolds provides her analysis of the controversial Efford Bill.
We need to unravel its competition law mechanisms to understand how passage of the Efford will allow monopoly takeover of NHS commissioning by a[...]
Posts Tagged ‘SaveNHS’
TOWER HAMLETS KONP SAVE OUR SURGERIES.
Tower Hamlets KONP arranged their local protest to Save their Surgeries. This is another insidious government attack on the NHS. This time local General Practitioners.
I did not catch them during their walk to all their local surgeries, but I managed to join them at Kingsley Hall where over[...]
NHS campaigners condemn Whittington boss for ‘cover up’ over payroll link to MEP wife
NHS campaigners are “incredibly concerned” after it emerged that the chairman of the Whittington Hospital had not declared being on the payroll of his MEP wife. Dr Louise Irvine, London MEP candidate for the National Health Action Party, who campaigned outside[...]
Doctors can make Europe’s policies healthier by Mark Porter. Crossposted from the BMA Blog
‘Heavy fog over channel, continent cut off’. This 1950s headline from the Times rather neatly sums up the attitude Britain often displays towards Europe. And today, a fog of political indifference threatens to cut us off from our European partners.
Why should we be very concerned about the current US/EU Free Trade Agreement:
The US/EU Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement talk on the 28th October 2013 with Linda Kaucher and Tom Lines was a runaway success. Above is a loosely edited video of the talk. About 30 people turned up which was the perfect number for[...]Read more →
Dr Louise Irvine chair’s the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign which has seen a massive mobilisation of local people; 25,000 people marched to prevent the closure of the A & E. The campaign is planning a People’s Commissions of Enquiry, chaired by barrister Michael Mansfield QC , who will hear the evidence that the Trust Special[...]Read more →
SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER
out side-Tory Party Conference, ManchesterA national demonstration in defence of the NHS has been called on 29 September at the Tory Party Conference. This was confirmed by Unite- GMB-Unison! UNITED WE STAND TO SAVE OUR NHS!
Facebook Event Page.
Livestreamers for the Day:
Getting ready for the march.[...]Read more →
Resting in Trafalgar Square. Then off to Charing Cross. The Strand.[...]Read more →
This demonstration has been called by an unprecedented coalition of London residents, medical staff, trade unions and health campaigners who have come together to raise the alarm regarding the biggest threats to A & E’s, maternity units and in-hospital care for a generation.
Closures planned across the capital include nine accident and emergency departments, a[...]