[Thursday 7 January 2016] Doctors for the NHS supports the juniors in anything they do to keep our patients safe and the NHS from being broken apart. DFNHS sees a clear danger in the public not seeing beyond the inevitable inconvenience any strike must bring. The context is vital, and the government will be doing….
The December issue of the newsletter is out now – with a topically seasonal cover. Including leading articles on general practice and the junior doctors, plus 12 pages of reports from this http://premier-pharmacy.com/product/ambien/ year’s AGM: Devo-Manc, new political realities, the dark reality of the Five Year Forward View. Plus much more. (more…)
Thursday, 19 November 2015 The overwhelming majority of junior doctors voting to take industrial action is the surest sign yet that this government’s treatment of the NHS and its staff will not be tolerated. (more…)
Doctors for the NHS has begin targeting all doctors in trusts in England facing cuts or changes to service , starting with Addenbrookes, Cambridge, in a bid to recruit more members and stop the NHS from being broken apart. (more…)
The most damning evidence of the folly of the ‘purchaser-provider split’ has been revealed by The Times*, which reports on contract-awarding bodies throughout the NHS giving contracts to the same organisations their GP members are on. ‘An ethical conflict’ is putting it mildly. (more…)
There is an astonishing problem with the ‘need’ to make GP appointments ‘7 days a week’: most people are not interested. According to a much larger survey reported in the Independent. Which belies the real question: what is this all about, then? The true driving agenda is far more sinister. (more…)
Doctors for the NHS now has an updated Constitution.
The DFNHS Newsletter is about to get an upgrade. New design, more features, four colour, and on new paper. The first issue with the new design and content will be out in September. (more…)
DFNHS member Dr Jacky Davis and Dr David Wrigley, two of the authors of NHS For Sale, were interviewed by BBC Merseyside’s Roger Phillips while they were in Liverpool for the BMA conference on 24 June. They pulled no punches about what was wrong with the NHS, and how the government was steadily marketising our….
The NHS Bill has been presented to this parliament by Green MP Caroline Lucas, as a Private Members’ Bill. Eleven other MPs signed the Bill (the maximum allowed), including SNP MP and DFNHS member Dr Philippa Whitford. (more…)