Successful Day of Action!

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!

NHS Birthday Picnic – Postponed

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

The Pandemic, the NHS and Us – Public Meeting

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

Stop secret trade deals!

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.

“Coronavirus experience worse than the war”

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’.

Rationing in the NHS

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.

Brexit and the NHS

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

UNDER THE KNIFE

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

IT WORKED!

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!

SEE OUR NHS BIRTHDAY PICTURES HERE!

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.