Islington Keep our NHS Public had a great day on Saturday 26 Feb, joining with others in Unite Community, Islington Pensioners Forum, Caribbean Labour Solidarity and the Trades Council to organise Islington’s contribution to this national day of action calling for immediate emergency funding of £20bn to bring about change in the dire staffing situation … Continue reading Successful Day of Action!
On Saturday 26th February, there will be a national day of action in support of the NHS. Please join us to stand up for our fantastic, publicly owned and run, health service. Details are below, and a national leaflet is attached. Islington rises up in support of the NHS. We need £20bn emergency payment to … Continue reading SOS NHS Emergency – Day of Action
UPDATE: This event is postponed due to the extension of the Covid 19 restrictions and another date is being planned. Please stay tuned for further updates. Islington and Camden Keep Our NHS Public branches are planning to hold a picnic on Saturday 3rd July to celebrate the NHS 73rd birthday, which is on Monday 5th … Continue reading NHS Birthday Picnic – Postponed
Video recording of Public Zoom Meeting organised by Islington KONP on January 19th from 7-9 PM. Chaired by Praful Nargund, Chair of Islington South and Finsbury CLP and Prof. Sue Richards, member of Islington Keep Our NHS Public. Speakers include Prof Anthony Costello, Professor of Global Health and Sustainable Development at UCL, member of Independent … Continue reading The Pandemic, the NHS and Us – Public Meeting
Irrevocable decisions are in the process of being finalised in secret as brought to public attention by Keep Our NHS Public North East. Our representatives MUST have the power to scrutinise trade deals before they are signed. Email and ask your MP to take the Scrutiny Amendment Pledge now by clicking on this link.
Participate in the petition conducted on the national KONP page.
A link to the coronavirus campaigns page of the National KONP.
An excellent video briefing from Co-Chair of Keep Our NHS Public, Tony O’Sullivan on The Coronavirus crisis and what it means for the NHS.
Click to read why Professor Wendy Savage finds the glowing tributes paid to the NHS by Conservative ministers infuriating and why the Coronavirus experience is now ‘worse than the war’.
Click to read our letter to GP practices urging them to vote against the CCG merger.
Click here to read an excellent piece by national KONP co-chair, John Puntis, which gives context to our own local work on rationing. For further reading and a full list of references, please follow this link published on the national page.
Response from The Rt Hon Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South and Finsbury to one of our member’s concern regarding a reckless approach to a trade deal with the United States, and the deeply troubling impact that this could have on the NHS. Dear Elena Many thanks for your email about the NHS and Brexit. … Continue reading Brexit and the NHS
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 … Continue reading UNDER THE KNIFE
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 … Continue reading IT WORKED!
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.