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Plans are currently underway to close hospitals all over England, under the cloak of a scheme called “STP” (Sustainability and Transformation Plans).   In South West London, they are currently looking at reducing the number of Acute hospitals from the current 5 (Kingston, Croydon, St George’s, Epsom & St Helier) down to 4, or even 3, and St […]

Video: STP Team Haven’t Done Their Homework

The South West London Sustainability and Transformation Plan is calling for the reduction of “Acute Sites” (hospitals) in South West London, from 5, down to 4 or even 3, with Epsom & St Helier hospitals already very high on the list for cuts. On the 18th of January 2017, the South West London Joint Health […]

Hospitals not coping with demand, in manufactured “crisis”

The Epsom & St Helier Trust declared an “Internal incident” on Friday the 6th of January, as they were unable to cope with demand, for a period of 11 hours. See the Trust’s statement about the so-called “Internal Incident” here:             KOSHH have issued the following statement regarding the “internal […]

We need your help – KOSHH Public Meeting – 16th Feb, Morden Baptist Church

They plan to close your hospitals – Who will save St Helier? Come along and have your say about the plans to close YOUR hospitals in South West London, under the guise of the terrible “Sustainability and Transformation Plans” (STPs) – the mechanism being used to force through Simon Stevens’ “5 Year Forward View”, which […]

STP Cuts to hospital services to be kept secret: Local newspaper coverage

The news story that cuts to local NHS services outlined in the STP (Sustainability and Tranformation Plan) are being kept a secret from the public, has been covered today in the local press. The front page of today’s (17th November 2016) Epsom Guardian carried this story: And today’s (17th November 2016) Wimbledon Guardian included this […]

Lots of new video content here

KOSHH campaigners have been hard at work recently, holding street-stalls, public meetings, leafleting and campaigning, and putting together some great new video content to help get the word out about the threat to our local hospital services, and to the wider NHS at this critical time.   This round-up is intended as a bit of […]

STPs – Footprints of Blood !

Footprints of Blood !     Sustainability and Transformation Plans or STPs. The biggest re-disorganisation of the NHS most people have never heard of.   What is wrong with STPs ? This massive shake-up is being introduced with no Parliamentary approval, no public or professional consultation or engagement. It appears to be designed to greatly […]

South West London STP Draft finally published

Much later than originally announced, the draft sustainability and trans formation plan (STP) for South West London has been published. This document, like 43 others around the English NHS, represents the means by which the privatising “5 year forward view” is to be forced through. An earlier draft of this document was leaked to the […]

Video – We need your help – Public Meeting

KOSHH are holding a public meeting at 7:30pm on the 20th of October. The meeting is at the Thomas Wall Centre, 52 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, SM1 4DP. Please share this post using the social media share buttons below the video. We need your help! Facebook event page click here More info click here  

Video: Justice For Health vs Jeremy Hunt

On the morning of 28th of September 2016, Victoria Derbyshire interviewed three junior doctors about the legal case brought by the Justice For Health team against Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt. The judgement for this case was passed last week, but was due to be announced shortly after this interview. The attempt to […]

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