PRESS RELEASE – Why the 7-Day Week Breaks the NHS

Immediate release – 20 May 2015

The latest declaration by David Cameron to make the NHS ‘7-day working’ appears attractive but is superficial and deeply flawed. It threatens to wreck staff morale in promising to provide something that is at best misplaced, at worst privatisation by stealth. Read more PRESS RELEASE – Why the 7-Day Week Breaks the NHS

PRESS RELEASE – ‘7 day NHS’: but NHS cash controlled by private health firms

Immediate release – 20 May 2015

David Cameron has pledged to make the ‘7-day NHS’ a working reality, without spelling out how it can be done without extra money. But how the NHS spends its money should be as big a worry as how much money it is going to get. Because increasingly those decisions are being handed over not to GPs, to take ‘local’ decisions, as the government described its plans under the Health and Social Care Act, but to private-health consortia such as Capita and US healthcare giant, United Health. Read more PRESS RELEASE – ‘7 day NHS’: but NHS cash controlled by private health firms