Junior doctors at the Whittington Hospital began a three-day strike on 13 March 2023, joining the biggest walkout by doctors in the history of the NHS. Like other NHS workers they are calling for fair pay and better conditions in order to end the crisis in the NHS. We joined the picket to support their … Continue reading Junior doctors strike
We marched to save the NHS
Islington Keep Our NHS Public joined some 5000 other demonstrators to march through London’s Saturday crowds to save the NHS on 11 March. We assembled at Warren Street Station and marched to Downing Street. The demonstration was called by SOSNHS (the largest coalition ever formed to defend the NHS and led by Keep Our NHS … Continue reading We marched to save the NHS
Save the NHS: join the demo on 11 March
Members of Islington Keep Our NHS Public took to the streets of Islington to get the word out about the national demonstration on 11 March to save our NHS. We were out on Saturday 4 March at stalls at the Angel, Highbury&Islington station and Nags Head, Holloway. The demonstration will support the NHS, calling on … Continue reading Save the NHS: join the demo on 11 March
Rishi Sunak: start talking to NHS workers!
People in Islington told Rishi Sunak what they want him to do for the NHS as part of a national day of action held on 28 January 2023 to support striking NHS staff. The messages were loud and clear from all over the borough: start talking now to provide fair pay for staff and save … Continue reading Rishi Sunak: start talking to NHS workers!
Supporting striking NHS staff
Members of Islington Keep Our NHS Public (IKONP) joined NHS nurses on picket lines and demonstrations around London in December and January. The strikes, calling for fair pay and better conditions for patients, took place at various NHS trusts. Strikers at St Thomas’s on 15 December 2022 (above) drew huge support from passersby. Nurses at … Continue reading Supporting striking NHS staff
RESTRICTIVE SCOPE OF TREATMENTS AVAILABLE TO NHS PATIENTS
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. … Continue reading RESTRICTIVE SCOPE OF TREATMENTS AVAILABLE TO NHS PATIENTS