Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Consequences of NHS Privatisation and Cuts Begin To Bite

By Beverley NHS Activist George McManus Mormon Church Bans Traditional Fare for Blood Donor Sessions   Deep concern has been expressed by a local blood donor following news that the NHS Blood and Transplant Service, will in future, be collecting donations at a local church. Blood donors have been told that moving the donor sessions […]

UK Medical Research Council: “Food Poverty… The Next Public Health Emergency”

The impact of the coalition’s economic policies is now having a direct affect on the health of our people as described by Andy Burnham, Shadow Secretary of State for Health in the Commons today. Two very worrying developments have dovetailed this week, showing the devastating affects of the Government’s austerity programme. Firstly whilst the super […]

We Must Oppose The Care Bill – Clause 118. Write To Your MP

From UNITE the Union. Following two high court rulings against the secretary of state, Jeremy Hunt’s decision to downgrade Lewisham Hospital’s emergency and maternity services, he is now trying to get the law changed.  If clause 118 of the Care Bill becomes law the secretary of state will have won. Hospitals will be at risk […]