Raising the alarm about the dismantling of our NHS was our aim last weekend. Which is why East Sussex Save the NHS hosted an event in Eastbourne about the privatisation of our NHS. We were delighted to have two excellent speakers to talk about our healthcare today in this culture
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
The destruction of our NHS has happened without any democratic mandate and with very little public awareness. Our NHS is possibly the greatest achievement our country has ever made. It was once the jewel in our crown and the envy of the rest of the world. But on 1 July,
Our Our NHS is in crisis and the only thing happening in Westminster is a determined effort to further privatisation of the service. The crisis in our NHS In Eastbourne a 70 year old woman fell on Wednesday afternoon. She had to lie on a cold pavement for six hours
Eastbourne campaigners were fighting the corporate take-over of our NHS last Saturday. While many people dressed up as witches and ghosts for Halloween, we were wearing Richard Branson masks. Because really, the threat of large corporations taking over our NHS is far more terrifying than even the most gruesome of
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.
Our Government is using the Covid-19 pandemic as a smokescreen behind which they can continue to destroy our NHS without many of us noticing. Privatisation of the NHS, including services designed to tackle the pandemic, has been steam rollering ahead while we are all distracted by our current state of
Our Government announced in December its Long Term Plan for the NHS. All dressed up in sugar coating this was simply attempt number three to somehow fill the wallets of private healthcare corporations while kidding the population that everything in the garden was rosy.
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
Sustainability and Trasformation Plans (STP) are being drawn up in secret by bodies that lack any legal status with no public consultation and from that process we are now seeing the emergence of Accountable Care Systems and Organisations (ACS/O). These too lack any public engagement, transparency or legal status. So