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Category: Hospital Closure

Part 3 – Were the public Engaged Under Duress?

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 the meeting, before the board took their decision on whether or not to proceed, a member of the KOSHH Campaign […]

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, […]

Part 1 – 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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