Why it is now essential that we look at the wider picture

 

 

Nobody can have escaped hearing that Boris is taking over as Prime Minister.  We know he intends to form trade deals with America, which could have disastrous consequences for our NHS.  But, we also know that he is likely to enforce greater austerity measures, throwing many more into poverty.  He is a man who made jokes about dead bodies on Libyan beaches and made that famous lie about £350m extra for the NHS on the side of a bus if we left the EU.  It is inconceivable to think that he is going to do anything other than speed up the rate at which our NHS is destroyed. Continue reading “Why it is now essential that we look at the wider picture”

One more update on how much closer we are to the complete destruction of our NHS

The destruction of our NHS is being done by stealth.  Starting in the days of Maggie when she asked the question: “What do we do about the error of 1948?” all UK Governments have been steadily marketising our NHS.    But, this Government has been pushing far harder than most to complete the final destruction of our NHS as a public service.  Through their lies, their misleading language, their introduction of more and more acronyms and the manner in which significant information is quietly slipped in through a simple sentence somewhere on a website – most of us struggle to keep up with what is happening.    At times I have posted updates on where we are up to so this post will be one more update.  But before that update I want to make a few facts clear as many people are now starting to believe the Tory lies. Continue reading “One more update on how much closer we are to the complete destruction of our NHS”

A NHS that is free at the point of need may soon be a thing of the past

Never before has our NHS been so close to its end as it is now.  We have seen services steadily rationed by NHS bosses dictating a higher threshold for who can be treated or reducing those who are eligible for treatment.  We have seen the introduction of a new policy where overseas residents from outside the EU are expected to pay up front for NHS treatement. Continue reading “A NHS that is free at the point of need may soon be a thing of the past”