Keep Hackney NHS Public

Keep Hackney NHS Public meeting

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 20/05/2008 - 05:16.
19/06/2008 - 19:00
19/06/2008 - 20:30

Organising meeting for the Keep Hackney NHS Public campaign.


City & Hackney Primary Care Trust: alarming plans for APO

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 03/02/2008 - 13:09.

From Keep Hackney NHS Public

With no time for union reps to organise attendance after Christmas the PCT Trust Board agreed a move to an Autonomous Provider Organisation on 9th January.

A union rep reports:


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Meeting: Keep Hackney NHS Public

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 03/02/2008 - 12:21.
06/02/2008 - 19:00
06/02/2008 - 21:00

Pembury Tavern, junction of Dalston Lane and Amhurst Road.

The new issue of our campaigning newspaper will be available for distribution.


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Latest Attacks on Hackney NHS

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 08/07/2007 - 22:00.

NHS problems continue. Homerton Hospital managers want to privatise patient transport, and drive through further cuts in maternity services, with midwives facing redundancy. At the Primary Care Trust, staff were made redundant on 30th June. The Primary Care Trust has also decided to go ahead with the privatisation of Stoke Newington Church Street GP Practice.


NHS's 59th Birthday celebration

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 01/07/2007 - 18:36.
05/07/2007 - 19:00
05/07/2007 - 21:00

Patricia Hewitt’s gone as Secretary of State for Health – but will Alan Johnson be any better? A lot will depend on how hard we campaign and lobby in defence of the NHS.


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PCT Redundancies

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 29/06/2007 - 05:55.

Stop press news: City and Hackney Primary Care Trust issued seven compulsory redundancies yesterday, with more expected over the next couple of weeks.


Campaigning against GP Surgery Privatisation

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 25/04/2007 - 13:03.
28/04/2007 - 11:00

Meet outside 100 Stoke Newington Church Street to leaflet and petition against the local GP surgery being handed over to the private sector.


Meeting: Keep Hackney NHS Public

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 17/04/2007 - 14:45.
19/04/2007 - 19:00
19/04/2007 - 21:00

We’ve had a small but significant victory locally, holding up an attempt to transfer yet another local GP surgery to the private sector. We will need to discuss how to build on this success.


NHS Campaign News

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 08/03/2007 - 13:31.

The demonstration on Saturday was a tremendous success, attracting around 300 in Hackney, and joined for a joint rally by a further 200 from Tower Hamlets. The march was representative of the full range of health workers, with doctors, nurses, therapists, advocates, and support workers of all kinds.


Protest to Save Hackney's NHS!

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 14/02/2007 - 14:56.
03/03/2007 - 12:00
03/03/2007 - 15:00

In Hackney, NHS cuts are beginning to cause real harm to patient care. Cuts at the Homerton Hospital are escalating, with maternity beds axed, midwives facing redundancy, the specialist breast cancer nurse service cut, redundancy of nurses and therapists, cuts to rehabilitation care for patients who have had a stroke… Rationing of food and milk is so severe that women who have just given birth find themselves unable to have a cup of tea because the hospital can’t afford milk!


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