Monthly Archives: October 2013

Beverley Community Hospital: Woman with Broken Ankle Sent Home

By George McManus (Friends of Beverley Hospital)   The story of Josie Richardson from Beverley who was  sent home by the minor injuries unit at the new Beverley  Hospital, is another blow to the struggling hospital reputation.   Mrs Richardson was told she had ligament damage and was  refused an x-ray at the new £20m […]

Urgent Talks Needed to Answer Concerns at HEY

Follow up press release re CQC report of 24/10 placing HEY in Category Two for concern. A source close to the CQC informed our Campaign that the following areas were of major concern to the health watchdog, and should set the wheels in motion to address the real fears of the local community. Firstly the […]

“Urgent Risk Assessment Needed at HEY”, Say Campaigners.

Health campaigners in the region reacted with concern after the revelation that Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust (HEY) which runs Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospitals have been placed in category two regarding concerns that the Health Watchdog the Quality Care Commission have about how HEY Hospitals are run.   The categories rate […]

American Health Care Is Not More Efficient

A comment left on our electronic petition site. People believe the US tax payer is free of the burden of paying for other peoples health care. That isn’t true. The tax payers in America pay around the same amount as UK tax payers for health care, exclusively, for other people, that’s right they pay about […]

Indian Takeaways “Could Save the NHS” Says Report

By NHS activist Liz Charles. Consultations by `phone and `industrial surgery` are key according to Monitor, the new “independent” watchdog set up under the Health and Social Care Bill.  Copying ideas from poorer countries such as India and Ghana is key to saving the NHS, a watchdog says. Adopting `industrial engineering` techniques such as those […]

“No to Americanisation of Our NHS!”, Say Local Residents.

Local Labour Party activists from Tranby Ward Labour Party came together with Save Our NHS Hull and E. Yorks to listen to the concerns of local residents regarding the sell off to the highest bidder of local National Health Services. We collected signatures for our petition which can be downloaded from this site, and is […]