This week we were raising awareness of how and why our NHS is changing. We took over the Gather community space in Eastbourne’s Beacon shopping centre for this purpose. Since its birth in 1948 our NHS has constantly been rearranged. Standards have dropped and now many people are falling out
. Eastbourne campaigners fighting for your NHS Campaigners fighting for your NHS were at the NHS SOS National Day of Action on Feb 26th. On this day at least 80 events took place in towns and cities across the UK including Eastbourne. These events were to raise the alarm about
We all need to fight if we are to avoid seeing the complete destruction of our NHS by next April. Here I will explain this gravest of threats that our NHS now faces. And why, we need your help if we are to stand a chance of protecting local services.
Within the Sussex and East Surrey region which comes under the Footprint 33 STP Board there is a large population, covering a wide geographical area with many health inequalities. For this reason the STP has been divided into three place-based plans. East Sussex Better Together (ESBT) is the place-based plan
East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) has been for sometime in special measures for both quality and finances. A recent inspection of the Trust by the CQC has revealed that improvements in quality have been made. Improvements that Trust CEO, Dr Adrian Bull, seemed very eager to talk about at a
East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) provides hospital and some community care to 525,000 people across East Sussex. It is right for us to know what is happening to the organisations that are there to protect us and our families at times of illness or injury. There are many figures given
The launch of East Sussex Save the NHS Campaign felt like a success. We had some excellent speeches from Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP; Dr Carl Walker; Madeleine Dickens and Dr Mona Kamal. The enthusiasm of those who attended was evident by the debate that followed in the Q&A session. Videos
Our hospitals are the next in line for severe cuts in funding from this Tory government hell-bent on destroying our healthcare service. Sustainability and transformation plans (STP) for primary care have already been incorporated into the operating plans of our CCGs. But we are now waiting for the publication of
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