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Film Screening, Groundswell: The Grassroots Battle For The NHS

THE NHS FILM THEY WON’T SHOW ON TV “I’ve been looked after by the NHS all my life. Don’t let it go! Don’t flog it away!” pleads 85-year old ‘Lovejoy’ star Dudley Sutton from his hospice bed. Sutton’s deathbed fears echo those of Lord David Owen, former Minister Of Health commenting on NHS England’s plans Read more about Film Screening, Groundswell: The Grassroots Battle For The NHS[…]

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Health & Care System STP Delivery Plan Final Draft

The “Hampshire and Isle of Wight Health & Care System STP Delivery Plan Final Draft” was published 21 October 2016. It is a long (42 page) and sometimes complex document, so we’ve decided to try and summarise it in simpler language, so everyone has an understanding of what is being planned for healthcare on the Read more about Hampshire and Isle of Wight Health & Care System STP Delivery Plan Final Draft[…]

The Wrecking Of The NHS On The Isle Of Wight. By Ken Knapman from the RTUC

Through outsourcing of vital services at St Mary’s extensive wrecking is taking place to healthcare on the island. Around the country we know that amalgamation and hospital closures have been going on for decades. Moving facility, creation of “superhospitals”, existing big hospitals like Southampton, have long been the effect of centralisation for some time. They Read more about The Wrecking Of The NHS On The Isle Of Wight. By Ken Knapman from the RTUC[…]

All The “Options” for the NHS on the IOW. UPDATED

below are shown all 5 of the options the CCG are considering for the NHS on the Isle of wight. Click to enlarge the images. The public are being offered very little say in which option is accepted, the media reports they are favouring option 3. This was worrying enough as it says this means Read more about All The “Options” for the NHS on the IOW. UPDATED[…]

People’s Assembly NHS 70th Birthday March 2018. #free4allforever

We had a great day at the NHS 70th Birthday March, despite the heat wave, a coach load of around 37 of us travelled to London to take part. Our banner was photographed a lot and Peter Stefanovic spoke to us and tweeted a picture. We also met a few people who don’t use facebook Read more about People’s Assembly NHS 70th Birthday March 2018. #free4allforever[…]

Isle of Wight: Could We Really Lose St Marys?

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last week or so, you’ll have heard talk on social media, and in both the local and national press, about plans to cut some of the services offered at St Marys. What’s Happening To Island Health Care In A Nutshell Our IW Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG Read more about Isle of Wight: Could We Really Lose St Marys?[…]

CCG Meeting – 28th September 2017

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) were created following the Health and Social Care Act in 2012, and replaced Primary Care Trusts on 1 April 2013. They are clinically-led statutory NHS bodies responsible for the planning and commissioning of health care services for their local area. Bridget and Christine, of IOWSONHS, were able to attend a public Read more about CCG Meeting – 28th September 2017[…]

Contact Our IW MP!

Bob Seely MP is the Conservative Member of Parliament serving the Isle of Wight parliamentary constituency. His web site states: “He is committed to representing all Islanders, regardless of political affiliation, fighting for the interests of the community as a whole.”   If you live on the Isle of Wight and you are concerned about Read more about Contact Our IW MP![…]

Event Announcement – Free Movie Screening!

We are soooooo excited to finally be able to announce that we have arranged a public and free screening of the BRILLIANT documentary Sell Off – The Abolition Of Your NHS! This documentary is a MUST-SEE for every single person who relies on the NHS. Made my medical professionals who have worked as doctors, medical Read more about Event Announcement – Free Movie Screening![…]

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