Made Public! Private company sent packing in London

Camden and Islington (north London) KONP groups were celebrating a victory yesterday, as it was announced that the contract for out-of-hours GP services in north-central London was being awarded to a GP-led not-for-profit consortium, and taken off the private health giant, Care UK, following heavy criticism at Care UK’s handling of the service.

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HCT Newspaper Pulls No Punches

Health Campaigns Together, the alliance of health campaign organisations formed to coordinate and promote the action to save the NHS, has published a free PDF newspaper  listing the threats facing the NHS and calling for organisations to attend a major conference in London on 30 January. Read more HCT Newspaper Pulls No Punches

KONP GP Challenges GP Slur

GP and Keep Our NHS public campaigner Dr David Wrigley has challenged assertions made by the Care Quality Commision’s Inspector of General Practice, Dr Steve Field – himself a GP. Field has publicly condemned many GPs as failing their patients and general practice, telling the Daily Mail that they had “failed their profession”. Read more KONP GP Challenges GP Slur