Press Summary – 17th October

17th October 2017 Sabrina English 0

16th October Brexit causing European staff to leave the NHS A BBC analysis shows that there is a greater proportion of EU Nationals leaving the NHS and many fewer joining, presumably in reaction to their […]

Press Summary: 21 August

21st August 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

17 August   NHS cuts stripping basic medicines from the poor Polly Toynbee’s piece on increasing number of drugs being taken ‘off list’ so people have to pay for them themselves. Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/17/nhs-cuts-basic-medicines-poor-gps-withdraw-service [25+ more […]

Press Summary: 16 August

16th August 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

9 August Tories double NHS sell-off The legacy of Naylor – done on the quiet. Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-hospital-land-secret-sale-tories-privatisation-sell-off-theresa-may-labour-warning-medical-sites-a7885071.html [9+ more stories]

Press Summary: 8 August 2017

8th August 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

31 July Relationship between councils and NHS cracking under strain Grim summary of what the cuts and over-bearing ministerial tramplings are doing to what is supposed to be a core relationship between co-operating parties (see […]

Press Summary: 1 August 2017

1st August 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

25 July Protest against proposed merger set to be held in Burton (local) Burton KONP cited – well done, Burton. A great example of ‘pre-publicity’ gained from cultivating a good relationship with the local press. […]

Press Summary: 25 July 2017

26th July 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 1

18 July What is being done to tackle the NHS workforce crisis? Warnings from NHS Employers’ chief exec Danny Mortimer. Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2017/jul/18/tackle-nhs-workforce-crisis-health-care-sectors [13+ more stories]

Press Summary: 10 July

10th July 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

1 July  Ken Loach addresses Oxford crowd Also features video of KONP Co-Chair addressing public meeting. Oxford Times http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/NEWS/15384706.World_renowned_film_director_warns_NHS_is__teetering_on_the_edge_of_survival__at_Oxford_protest/ [20 more stories]

Press Summary: 20 June

20th June 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

12 June Why we need to campaign to save our NHS in Bolton(local) Bolton News. Cites national release sent out after election result. http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/comment/15341643.We_have_to_fight_to_save_our_NHS_or_we_could_lose_it/   [13 more stories]

Press Summary: 6 June

6th June 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

31 May Post Brexit bill threat for returning retirees Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/31/nhs-faces-500m-a-year-bill-post-brexit-for-returning-retirees-says-thinktank Something of a distraction given the amounts at stake as a percentage of NHS spend (under 1%).   [11 more stories]

Press Summary: 12 April

13th April 2017 Tony O'Sullivan 0

4 April   Corbyn puts local election hopes on NHS and schools Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/04/corbyn-pins-labour-local-election-hopes-on-nhs-and-schools [8 more stories]