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Category: Hospital Beds

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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