It Is Our NHS – Not Their NHS

You may have heard of STPs (Sustainability and Transformation Plans) which aim to integrate health and social care in the Norfolk and Waveney region. When they have finished “planning” we will have an ACO (Accountable Care Organisation) which will hold all the money for the region, limited to a per head total. Cuts of £300m…

Demo Report: 7 March 2018

About 15 demonstrators gathered outside a little publicised meeting in The Waveney House Hotel, Beccles (7th March) to discuss the future of the NHS, a future which apparently lies as part of new corporate bodies now to be known as ICOs. (Integrated Care Organisations). This astonishingly radical reorganisation aims to bring together a host of…

No To Cuts No To Privatisation

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) aim to integrate NHS provision (eg NHS hospitals) with social care (funded by County Councils and mainly privatised). This is a massive, complex and costly task imposed on services that are chronically underfunded and understaffed. So why now? Norfolk and Waveney NHS and social care budgets are to be cut by…

Local Transport: National NHS demo

The coach leaves from James Paget University Hospital at 7am. Picking up in Lowestoft at 7.30am and one or two stops further south on the A12. For further details and to book a seat, phone / leave a message on 01502 574010.

STP Resolution Stop the NHS $windle Meeting

Resolution To be put to Stop the NHS $windle Meeting, Mon 4th Dec 2017. URC London Road North 1. This meeting condemns the secrecy and the haste with which such a radical and disruptive reform of health and social care, the STP, was conceived only three years after the radical reform of the NHS, the…

Press Release: Stop The Great NHS Swindle

PRESS RELEASE 27 Nov 2017 Lowestoft Coalition against the Cuts PUBLIC MEETING United Reformed Church, London Road North, Lowestoft NR32 1HB Monday December 4th 7pm STOP THE GREAT NHS SWINDLE What the STP means to You Lowestoft Coalition against the Cuts (LCAC) has organised a public meeting on the STP, a plan for a radical…

Stop the Great NHS $windle, 7pm, Monday 4th December

Meeting Mon 4th Dec: Stop the Great NHS $windle. United Reform Church (top of precinct next to Volunteer pub), London Road North, Lowestoft, NR32 1HB We will be leafletting in Low precinct on Sat 25th and Sat 2nd Jan. Meet outside Santander 11 am – we may have to pitch up nearby if Christmas stall.…

NHS: More Cuts And Two More Reorganisations

NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens has announced major changes to the NHS, a Five-Year Forward View, which inexplicably fails to mention the STPs (Sustainability and Transformation Plans) the other major plans for reshaping and cutting spending on the NHS, plans which are being worked on locally right now. The STPs first. The government has become…