Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
31 March 2009
PROTESTERS TURNED up at the Waldron Health Centre in New Cross, south London, on the morning of 30 March to see New Labour health minister Alan Johnson inspect the new expanded centre, writes Roger Shrives.
16 July 2008
A NORTH London paper, Camden New Journal, reports that health chiefs at Camden Primary Care Trust (PCT) secretly 'courted' a private company, Branson's Virgin Healthcare, to run a supersize polyclinic at University College London Hospital...
9 July 2008
LAST SATURDAY, 5 July marked the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest gains of the British working class, the introduction of the National Health Service, writes Wylie Hume, Devon Socialist Party.
2 July 2008
NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
End big business profiteering out of the NHS! Abandon the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). No to private polyclinics replacing local GP surgeries...
25 June 2008
"WHAT PEOPLE want is a good doctor who knows their history. If you get polyclinics, you'll just be a number." Many similar comments were made during a public meeting in the Nottinghamshire mining village of Warsop...
17 June 2008
Feature: IN MANY parts of the country, new 'polyclinics' are opening up, replacing established GPs' surgeries. JO SECHER warns that the government's new polyclinics are not "community based health care", and they are certainly not "GP-led surgeries".
26 July 2007
The trade unions need to unite the campaigns to defend the NHS and fight for a living wage for a health workers...
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