Justin Madders, MP, will be speaking to DFNHS members at this year’s AGM in York, on Saturday 7 October. (more…)
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A collection of short presentations in video format interviewing Caroline Molloy, Editor of OurNHS – ideal for sharing The controlled demolition of the NHS The massive scale of privatisation The state of nursing On Theresa May, Brexit, Trump and the NHS
The stirring speeches, the resounding applause, the calls to action, the shouts of support. Talk nhs: a public debate on the past, present and future of the nhs (RSM London, Saturday 19th August) promises to be one of the most motivating and well-attended public meetings on the plight of the NHS for some time. The….
The ‘It’s Our NHS’ march on 4 March drew at least 200,000 people to central London to call for the destruction of the NHS to stop. Doctors for the NHS was there, setting out from BMA House to be part of the multitude. On a day that saw the weather hold back the rain until….
There is going to be a very large gathering of determined people this Saturday, 4 March, in London. The ‘It’s Our NHS’ demonstration, organised jointly by Health Campaigns Together and the People’s Assembly, promises to have a turnout out well into the thousands – there have been reports of coaches coming from all over the….
The Royal College of Physicians is calling for the government to increase NHS funding substantially this year, as well as improve spending on social care and public health, otherwise “patient care will continue to deteriorate” as the current shortfalls are “now having a significant impact on the ability … to deliver safe and effective patient….
The Patients’ Association (PA) has called for a cross-party process on the NHS in the light of the continuing crisis. In an open letter to the Prime Minister, the PA said: (more…)
The familiar winter pressures bring cancelled operations which have become regular features of hospital life. The good British public accept them with customary stoicism, carrying their share of the burden by waiting longer. But such cancellations are costing us dearly, not only through the inconvenience of delayed treatment but through the waste of resources not being….
[11 January 2017] NHS campaigning group Doctors for the NHS has called on the government to stop denying the scale and cause of the unprecedented crisis facing the NHS and admit that the only workable long-term solution is to ensure funding is adequate. (more…)
The Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners warns of weekday chaos unless the government abandons its drive to achieve “seven day working” for family doctors. Perhaps of greater concern is the effect routine “seven-day working” will have on hospital patients. Doctors in emergency specialties already work 7 days a week. With staff levels stretched….