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The official website for the Keep Our St Helier Hospital (KOSHH) Campaign

Category: NHS

Video: Watch this – your life may literally depend upon it.

As KOSHH have long predicted, the Epsom & St Helier Hospitals NHS Trust have now announced their plans for the future of hospital services in our area. Please watch the short video below for a summary of what is being proposed. The Trust have launched what they call an “engagement” where they are seeking 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: Justice For Health vs Jeremy Hunt

On the morning of 28th of September 2016, Victoria Derbyshire interviewed three junior doctors about the legal case brought by the Justice For Health team against Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt. The judgement for this case was passed last week, but was due to be announced shortly after this interview. The attempt to […]

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 […]

The truth can be scary

KOSHH Campaigner, Georgia Lewis shares her thoughts on scaremongering: “You’re scaremongering!” It is a common accusation when you are campaigning to save your local hospital and, indeed, the wider NHS. The “scaremongering” accusation is often used to either try and shut a discussion down or as a way of sticking fingers in ears and burying […]

Guest Article: Your Junior Doctors

This is once in a generation fight, if we lose, there will be no NHS for the next. Junior doctor, and friend of KOSHH, Dr Ruhe Chowdhury is a member of a new organisation called “Your Junior Doctors”. They have launched a campaign, aimed at getting information out about the junior doctors’ contract negotiation. They have […]

Video: Friend of KOSHH on TV to discuss the TTIP

If you have already heard of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, well done – this enormous deal between the USA and the EU has been veiled in secrecy, and the mainstream media have done very little to inform the public about it. The TTIP, if passed as it stands, would be the most […]

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