Press Summary: 29 June

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The following stories were selected from those sent as daily alerts under the search term ‘NHS’, and ‘Keep Our NHS Public’ from the Google alerts service. Please send any comments to Alan: press@keepournhspublic.com

22 June

Sturgeon brands Leave campaign deceitful

Prophetic words from the SNP leader on NHS ‘pledges’. Scottish Courier:

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/politics/scottish-politics/210494/nicola-sturgeon-brand-leave-campaign-nhs-claims-deceitful/

She also claimed leaving the EU would cost the Scottish NHS £600 million. Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/20/vote-leave-claims-remain-vote-could-cost-scottish-nhs-600-millio/

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Bursary campaign

Guardian write-up:

http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/views-from-the-nhs-frontline/2016/jun/20/grassroots-campaign-fighting-nhs-bursary-cuts

 

NHS failure ‘new norm’

Uncritical piece supporting government ‘NHS is broke’ agenda. BBC News:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36579903

Also a piece about NHS stuck in ‘endless winter’:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36579900

 

Leave campaign claim NHS will go £600 million into red if we stay in EU

More ludicrous claims from the Leavers. Express:

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/681871/NHS-600m-deficit-Remain-Brexit-campaign-immigration

 

Privatisation hurting social care workforce

Many of whom are, of course, immigrants… Guardian:

http://www.theguardian.com/careers/2016/jun/21/privatisation-social-care-workforce-careers

 

Save Huddersfield A&E petition handed in (local)

Including mention for KONP; well done Yorkshire! Huddersfield Chronicle:

http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/hands-hri-campaigners-hand-petitions-11508042

 

Government advisor urges using NHS land for new housing and health facilities

Hidden agenda? Construction News:

http://www.constructionnews.co.uk/markets/sectors/health/use-2bn-of-nhs-land-for-more-than-housing-says-property-tsar/10007755.fullarticle

 

Health chiefs warn of £200 million NHS deficit for Oxfordshire (Local)

Oxford news:

http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/14570382.NHS_bosses_warn_of___200m_black_hole_in_finances_by_2020/

 

Chand speech at BMA conference: Tories want to destroy NHS

Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jun/22/kailash-chand-bma-tory-party-agenda-wash-hands-nhs

 

23 June

 

US hospital paid millions to advise NHS has flawed safety record

Includes quotes from KONP, Tony O’Sullivan and John Lister. Mirror:

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/hospital-paid-125m-taxpayer-cash-8267354

 

25 June

 

Farage backtracks on ‘£350 million a week’ for NHS

Evening Standard: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/brexit-nigel-farage-says-pledge-of-350-million-a-week-for-nhs-was-a-mistake-a3279831.html

 

NHS has ‘mountain to climb’ in planned programme of change.

Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2016/jun/24/the-nhs-has-a-mountain-to-climb-in-its-planned-programme-of-change

 

Nurses leaving NHS in despair over workload and poor pay

Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jun/25/the-other-nhs-crisis-the-overworked-nurses-who-are-leaving-in-despair

 

28 June

 

Why Brexit is bad for the NHS

The conversation: http://theconversation.com/brexit-is-not-good-news-for-the-nhs-heres-why-61613

 

What Brexit means for NHS workers

Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2016/jun/28/nhs-workers-brexit-mean-job-health-service

 

NHS staff photo showing all but one is an immigrant goes viral

Mirror: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/revealing-photo-nhs-workers-really-8300476

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