Update on personal health budgets in South-West London/Surrey We received an excellent response to our blog post on personal health budgets, the poor media reporting of these budgets and what they may mean for health services in our area. Thank you to everyone who took the time to read the blog post and share it. […]
Summer houses on the NHS? Cutting through the news reports with questions for our CCGs!
Summer houses on the NHS? Cutting through the news reports with questions for our CCGs! Sky News led its bulletin this morning with attention-grabbing headlines about summer houses, holidays and sat-navs being funded by the NHS. Sky News didn’t actually research the story themselves – that was done by Pulse magazine, which investigated how personal […]
Dates for the diary! Screenings of Sell-Off
Dates for the diary! Screenings of Sell-Off Sell-Off is an important independent documentary about what is really happening to our NHS. It helps explain why St Helier Hospital – as well as many other hospitals across the country – are currently under threat of closure or downgrading. KOSHH has held several successful public screenings of […]
What are we celebrating on #NHS67?
What are we celebrating on #NHS67? Today the NHS turns 67. It should be a proud day of celebration. We should be able to go about our business today relaxed in the knowledge that the NHS is properly funded, properly managed and always there for us when we need it. But we are living in […]
Keep Our St Helier Hospital campaigners take to the streets of London.
Keep Our St Helier Hospital campaigners take to the streets of London! KOSHH campaigner, Colin Crilly, reports on the peaceful anti-austerity march held in London on Saturday 20 June: The anti-austerity march in Central London was huge. Estimates of the number of people marching were as high as 200,000 in the media. Amongst these people, […]