Sussex MPs discuss STPs (local)
Defend NHS march brings Brighton to standstill (local)
Midhurst and Petworth Observer. Sussex Defend the NHS widely quoted.
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As people die on trolleys in A&E; as doctors warn that cancer patients are going to lose their battle with cancer because their operations are cancelled; as STPs spell out the cuts they really mean; this government does NOTHING but pretend there is no problem. Can such arrogance go unanswered? Can you rest knowing the NHS is in the hands of people who fully intend to see it run to ruin, even when the biggest NHS bosses of all are saying enough is enough?
[Monday 16 January]
Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) is calling for the government to stop the payments to Referral Management Centres made for cancelling appointments immediately, and strongly questions their overriding purpose – which is to save money, not lives.
[Saturday 14 January 2017]
Dr David Wrigley – a Lancashire GP, Deputy BMA Chair* and member of health campaigning groups Keep Our NHS Public and Doctors for the NHS – has condemned Prime Minister May’s exhortation for GPs to increase the level of service they provide, saying this is asking his colleagues to take irresponsible risks with their patients’ lives:
Keep Our NHS Public joined with the Junior Doctors’ Alliance, Health Campaigns Together and the People’s Assembly Against Austerity in issuing the following press release, which went out on 11 January.
This is to highlight the serious abdication of responsibility by Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt during one of the most serious crises ever in the history of the National Health Service.
NHS faces worst January for beds
Also the Sun:
[Saturday 7 January]
Keep Our NHS Public is calling on the government to heed the red-flag warning about the NHS from the British Red Cross and stop starving the NHS of the funds it now desperately needs before even more lives are lost.