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Category: Health Secretary

Part 2 – They want to take away your Acute Hospitals – ACT NOW!

On the 10th of November 2017, the Epsom & St Helier Trust Board decided to proceed with their plan to remove Acute Services from one or both of Epsom hospital AND St Helier hospitals. At a board meeting on the 10th of November 2017, despite significant opposition, a whole series of relevant questions being raised, […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Profile: Alan Milburn – Former health secretary, now with Bridgepoint Capital

Alan Milburn was the Labour Health Secretary from the 11th of October 1999 until the 13th of June 2003. Some readers may find it interesting that he is now with a company called Bridgepoint Capital. Bridgepoint Capital is a private equity investor, with investments in many sectors. One particularly interesting endeavour, is their investment in […]

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