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Category: South West London

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 […]

URGENT! One Or Both Of Your Local Hospitals Are Going To Be Downgraded

As KOSHH has been warning for a long time, the plans for the future of our local hospital services at St Helier Hospital, Epsom Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children have been announced – and the news is not good. Removal of Acute Services As we suspected, the plan appears to involve reducing the number […]

The KOSHH Pledge For General Election 2017 Candidates

  Dear Prospective Parliamentary Candidates in South West London, As you may already know, The KOSHH (Keep Our St Helier Hospital) Campaign are holding a Public Meeting at 7:30pm on the 22nd May at the Bishopsford Road Social Club, Bishopsford Road, Morden, SM4 6BH. You can find out more about the meeting here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1879207572352660/ We are asking all of the […]

KOSHH Press Release: Merton Council Oppose the South West London STP

Keep Our St Helier Hospital (KOSHH) Press Release:   KOSHH welcome Merton Council’s Announcement today that they oppose the South West London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). 10th of April 2017   The KOSHH (Keep Our St Helier Hospital) campaign welcomes Merton Council’s announcement today that they oppose the SW London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP), […]

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Plans are currently underway to close hospitals all over England, under the cloak of a scheme called “STP” (Sustainability and Transformation Plans).   In South West London, they are currently looking at reducing the number of Acute hospitals from the current 5 (Kingston, Croydon, St George’s, Epsom & St Helier) down to 4, or even 3, and St […]

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 […]

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 […]

South West London STP Draft finally published

Much later than originally announced, the draft sustainability and trans formation plan (STP) for South West London has been published. This document, like 43 others around the English NHS, represents the means by which the privatising “5 year forward view” is to be forced through. An earlier draft of this document was leaked to the […]

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 […]

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