Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
17 January 2018
"Staff are desperate for change" says a nurse. "They were literally overrun" says an A&E patient. But strikes and mass campaigning can save our NHS.
10 January 2018
Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust is planning to shut down a unit for people suffering from serious alcohol and drug addiction issues.
3 January 2018
As an individual with mental health issues, it has been my misfortune to experience directly just how capitalist society, Britain 2017, treats such people. I can't imagine that my experience is particularly unique.
15 November 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including cancer treatment privatisation, The Death of Stalin, mental health cuts and Arriva profits.
1 November 2017
300,000 a year forced to leave work: Workers with mental health problems are leaving their jobs at a rate of 6% a year
25 October 2017
Kick out cutters and profiteers: Children suffering from mental health problems have to wait up to 18 months to access care
18 October 2017
Public sector workers have scored another victory against the Tories: the NHS pay cap will be scrapped
4 October 2017
The NHS crisis is escalating as the Tories continue their mission to 'slash, trash and privatise' our health service
27 September 2017
We are more familiar with depression than ever. What was considered uncommon 20 years ago is now increasingly prevalent, particularly among young people, with new studies indicating that one in four girls have depression by age 14
17 August 2017
Derby Women's Centre has been supporting women at the most vulnerable point in their lives
9 August 2017
Fight for mental health funding: Nearly half of England's mental health units are out of date or unsafe according to healthcare regulator CQC. Thousands were "inadequate" or marked "requires improvement."
31 May 2017
The Tories' manifesto pledges changes to the Mental Health Act to "tackle unnecessary detention"
17 May 2017
Build a new workers' party. take the wealth off the 1%: An overview of Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto.
3 May 2017
"Austerity kills. A month ago I was in a car coming back from trade union leafleting when I saw a man's body hit the road on Park Square roundabout after he had thrown himself off the bridge"
26 April 2017
Cuts are putting at least 11,000 mental health patients each year at greater risk of suicide because they are not promptly followed up after leaving in-patient care.
29 March 2017
Jobs and services are at risk in a London mental health trust as a result of a planned restricting of a psychological therapies service
8 March 2017
Around 40 local trade unionists and community campaigners discussed proposals for a no-cuts 'people's budget' ahead of Sheffield council's budget-setting meeting.
22 February 2017
In Worcestershire, Socialist Party members have played a leading role in a campaign against abuse of NHS staff. 'Betrayed by Their Trust' (BBTT) will have its second annual general meeting in February.
1 February 2017
Poor children in the UK are more than twice as likely to die while babies compared to their richer counterparts, particularly in their first month of life.
25 January 2017
Despite millions being spent on state of the art buildings in 2007 and 2013, NHS England is now proposing closing all or most of them and building new hospitals in a different location.
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