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.
We are working with other campaign groups in Camden, Haringey, Enfield and Barnet to oppose the planned £900m cuts which the government hopes to introduce across these five boroughs. The five boroughs in North Central London make up one of 44 ‘footprints’ across the whole country where similar cuts are being imposed. The UK spends … Continue reading OPPOSING THE SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSFORMATION PLANS FOR NORTH CENTRAL LONDON
We call on Islington Clinical Commissioning Group, who make the key budget decisions for the NHS in Islington, to stand up for the right of local people to have an NHS that meets their needs, rather than going along with government cuts. In particular No more sale of NHS assets to private developers to pay … Continue reading PETITION TO ISLINGTON CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP
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 … Continue reading STOP FURTHER CUTS ON DISABLED & OLDER PATIENTS!
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 … Continue reading BRING BACK NURSING BURSARIES