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Category: Privatisation

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 […]

Care UK criticised by the Care Quality Commission

Today’s (26/5/2016) Epsom Guardian reports that the CQC (Care Quality Commission) have recently criticised a care home in our area, run by Care UK. The CQC carried out an inspection on the Milner House Care Home in Leatherhead, and have judged that the safety of the establishment is “Inadequate”, and said that it “required improvement” in […]

G4S AGM today, a protest, and why KOSHH were there

Today (26/5/2016) saw the Annual General Meeting of G4S, held in the Holiday Inn in Sutton town centre, and a protest outside which KOSHH attended. The protest event page on social media by the “Stop G4S” campaign group lists the following as the reasons for the protest:   KOSHH campaigners were there to show our […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Friend of KOSHH being interviewed on TV about NHS Privatisation

On Saturday the 20th of February 2016, Friend of KOSHH, Campaigner, and GP, Dr Bob Gill appeared on RT’s “Sputnik” programme, being interviewed about some of the threats to the NHS.   During the interview, a document called “Britain’s Biggest Enterprise” was referred to. This document was written by Oliver Letwin and John Redwood in […]

Friend of KOSHH on some of the threats to General Practice

Friend of KOSHH, and GP, Dr Yourself El-Gingihy has written a very elightening article on some of the current threats to General Practice by this government. Regular visitors to this webite will be familiar with the techniques of outsourcing, cuts, privatisation, downgrading, the looming threat of a new, less suitable contract, and general chipping away […]

NHS staff “must stick together”

Friend and supporter of KOSHH, GP Dr Bob Gill speaking to Jon Snow of Channel 4 news at the “emergency protest” called in the wake of Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that he will impose the new junior doctors’ contract.  

The junior doctors’ strike 10th Feb 2016

KOSHH supports the action taken by the junior doctors absolutely. Junior doctors are protecting our NHS by fighting a contract that is unsafe for patients and unfair to doctors. We’re appalled that this government is lying to the public about weekend deaths being caused by under staffing so that they can push through a contract […]

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