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Daniel Elkeles

Don’t let the Conservatives take you for a fool

On the 5th of June 2017, Paul Scully published a video on his facebook page (link below), where he discusses the site of the former Sutton Hospital, part of which is planned to be the location of a new Secondary School. Mr Scully does not approve of this idea, and he explains why: – The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Wing stars to support junior doctors

Actor, and star of channel 4 comedy drama, The Green Wing which was set in a fictional hospital, but filmed largely in Northwick Park Hospital, Stephen Mangan has said that he, and some of his co-stars will be attending and supporting the junior doctors strike on the 6th of April 2016. We salute you and your […]

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 […]

“Record numbers of patients at Epsom and St Helier” – and what it means for you

The Epsom and St Helier Trust have announced “record numbers” of patients during 2015, an increase on 2014’s figures of “over 11,000”. See the press release here. KOSHH commends the hard work of the excellent staff at Epsom and St Helier in coping with this increase. It is important to remember that early 2015 saw […]

“Deeply flawed hospital plans must be halted immediately” says Michael Mansfield QC

One of the country’s biggest hospital shake-ups is ‘deeply flawed’ and should be halted immediately, according to a landmark report from the Independent Healthcare Commission chaired by Michael Mansfield QC. This report concerns the “Shaping a Healthier Future” programme in the NHS North West London region, which amounts to the “Largest hospital closure programme London […]

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