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Category: Beds per thousand

Write to your councillors #RejectTheSTP

We are about to witness the biggest shake-up which our health service has ever seen, under a plan called “STP” (Sustainability and Transformation Plans). Your local authority has the ability to reject these plans. Some councils have already done so. Write to your local councillors, demand that they halt this terrible plan. #RejectTheSTP If you […]

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 […]

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: Excellent motion on the NHS

On the 27th of September, at Labour Party Conference, a “contemporary motion” was put forward by a number of Constituency Labour Parties. We at KOSHH were very pleased to see that it was passed unanimously by the Conference. Disclaimer: For absolute clarity, KOSHH is not affiliated to any political party. We are a politically diverse […]

Video: Parliamentary debate on STPs

On Wednesday the 14th of September, Parliament debated the evil “Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) – a mechanism devised to enact the demands of Simon Stevens’ privatising 5 Year Forward View. This plan could see the number of NHS hospitals in the country slashed by half, or perhaps even worse, and right now, this is the […]

Epsom & St Helier, the plot sickens

The Wimbledon Guardian have today run a front page article about the threat to St Helier, but recent developments have been a little confusing. For clarity, we have put together a brief timeline of events over the last year or so.   In January 2015, Daniel Elkeles started work at Epsom & St Helier Trust, as […]

Trust plans “third world” hospital bed provision

The Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust are working on plans to “Reconfigure” hospital services in our area, and they are due to announce these in June 2016. Plans were first leaked during the “Traingate” incident, where an 800-bed “Centre” was proposed as a “replacement” for Epsom, St Helier and Queen Mary’s hospital for […]

Press: KOSHH in the news, A&E waiting time targets.

The Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust have missed the government target for A&E waiting times every month since August 2015. Until recently, the government target for the percentage of A&E patients to be seen within 4 hours was 98%, but in June 2010, the Con-Dem government relaxed this target to 95%. There are a number […]

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