The NHS Bill and “Integrated Care Systems”: Why we should be worried

Tuesday 21st September 2021
7:15pm

Bristol Protect Our NHS are hosting a Zoom meeting
for a briefing and discussion on the Health and Care Bill (aka the NHS Bill). Guest speaker

Caroline Bedale

Who is a retired NHS worker and UNISON activist, and active in
Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) and in the Socialist Health Association.

Unless we act, next April the NHS as we know it will be abolished. It will be replaced by more than 40 local boards which will eventually be controlled by the private sector – including US health corporations – with little democratic accountability or local authority influence.

For NHS staff the new Bill promotes more flexible working, professional deregulation, and more localised pay, terms and conditions…. But the Bill once enacted will mean more patients being forced to go private as public health services face further decline and increasing pressures.

This is an online event via Zoom. The meeting room will be open from 7:00pm.
Click below to register

NHS Bill and “Integrated Care Systems”: Why we should be worried meeting

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Privatisation of the NHS

NHS not for sale

Mike Levine, a local historian and NHS activist, has written a pamphlet that gives details of this process, which has been going on since 1990. He says that we will eventually have a two-tier health service with less and less care for those who cannot afford to pay.

Mike argues that IT CAN BE STOPPED IF PEOPLE KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING.

A copy of the pamphlet can be downloaded by following this link Privatisation of the NHS – NHS not for sale

If you want to support the NHS get your trade union campaigning for the NHS and get involved in Protect our NHS.

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PROTECT OUR NHS Demonstration – Adult Community Services

A ten year contract amounting to over £1 billion is about to awarded to provide these essential health services, including those which focus on diabetes, learning disabilities and Parkinson’s disease among others.We do not know who is bidding for this, it could be NHS services, community ventures or private companies like Virgin Care seeking to profit from your ill health and support needs.

PROTECT OUR NHS Demonstration - ADULT COMMUNITY SERVICES

12:30 – 2:00pm FRIDAY 31st May 2019

outside the Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group
17 Marlborough St, Bristol BS1 3NX
(just on the Stokes Croft side of the Bear Pit)

This is to draw attention to the secretive tendering of our Adult Community Services which is under way at present. Short listing was done in April this year, we still do not know who the bidders are and we should.
Please come along, with your own banner if you can pointing out the secrecy involved, making it clear that is Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group that is making these decisions, asking who the bidders are, pointing up the danger of a privatisation of the service. There will be leaflets to hand out and our general PROTECT OUR NHS banners and information. Copies of the leaflet can be downloaded from here in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire are up for grabs!

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Don’t let them privatise #ourNHS

Don't let them privatise our #ourNHS

Saturday 27th May 2017,
1pm @ Horfield Common,
Gloucester Road, BS7 0XG

Join others campaigning to protect the NHS in this march, starting from near Southmead Hospital, on Horfield Common, to make a statement that Bristol does not want a *government from this election* which will continue to privatise and cut our NHS!

— Called by Bristol People’s Assembly and Protect our NHS (Bristol) —

More up to date information can be found on this facebook page Don’t let them privatise #ourNHS