Islington Keep Our NHS Public organised a public meeting on 11 March 2019 at Islington Town hall to help locals to learn more about what is happening to the NHS in Islington. Read more about the meeting from links to local newspaper coverage by the Islington Gazette and the Islington Tribune.
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
We campaigned on the picket line at the Whittington hospital in support of the junior doctors campaign against the contract that Jeremy Hunt sought to impose. We had stalls at the Nags Head and Angel shopping centres to get a petition to our local hospitals signed asking them not to enforce the contract. We collected … Continue reading SUPPORTING THE JUNIOR DOCTORS
The new contract for the delivery of this service started in October 2016. It was previously provided by a large private company. We galvanized local people to express their views on the service, including a petition to the Clinical Commissioning Group. We worked as members of the public to influence the contract specification so that it … Continue reading PUBLIC PROVISION OF THE LOCAL NHS 111 / OUT HOURS SERVICE