Campaigns


Welcome to ‘Islington Keep Our NHS Public ‘ blog page. Here you will find the latest news, campaigns, articles and petitions that show our efforts to Keep our NHS public.

  • UNDER THE KNIFE

    October 2, 2019 by

    Narrated by award-winning actress Alison Steadman, Under The Knife is a positive historical documentary unearthing how the NHS arrived at its modern-day crisis. From its stormy birth through seven decades of turmoil and political warfare, it has withstood almost everything that has confronted it, until now. Pam K Productions have partnered with Keep Our NHS… Read more

  • IT WORKED!

    September 26, 2019 by

    Earlier this year, trainee nurse Emily and the Organise team had made a petition to the Department of Health demanding that nursing bursaries are brought back for all trainee nurses. In a major U-turn, the government and key NHS bodies in England are now examining ways in which they would bring back financial support for… Read more

  • SEE OUR NHS BIRTHDAY PICTURES HERE!

    September 17, 2019 by

    NHS Birthday – 5 July.  Look at our photos as we delivered cakes to NHS staff to say happy birthday to the NHS and thank you to them for all their hard work, doing hours of unpaid overtime to keep us safe despite the under-funding of the NHS.

  • RESTRICTIVE SCOPE OF TREATMENTS AVAILABLE TO NHS PATIENTS

    September 8, 2019 by

    Islington Clinical Commissioning Group and the CCGs in the other four boroughs of North Central London voted on 7 March 2019 to restrict the scope of treatments available to NHS patients. This change is called ‘Procedures of Limited Clinical Effectiveness’ but this is a euphemism as many of the treatments being banned are very effective. … Read more

  • STOP FURTHER CUTS ON DISABLED & OLDER PATIENTS!

    September 8, 2019 by

    Letter from one of our committed members to the Tribune Dear Tribune, I am worried about further cuts in patient care. Last year the Trib highlighted the case of Elizabeth who cannot walk so needs non-emergency transport for her regular appointments at the Royal Free Hospital. She was denied access to her appointments. The Royal… Read more

  • BRING BACK NURSING BURSARIES

    September 8, 2019 by

    There’s less than 24 hours left before trainee nurse Emily delivers this open letter to the Department for Health. Please triple your impact by getting three more people to add their names today: Here is an extract of the letter “I face relentless hours, department cuts and exhaustion everyday at my hospital. There’s a gap… Read more

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