Are our medical records being sold off to profit-hungry corporations?

For years, we have all enjoyed the fact that we could trust that our medical details will be treated as confidential by clinicians.  But now as our NHS is being converted into a system that exists more to help generate profit for private corporations than to provide a public service – should we start to be concerned about our personal data? Continue reading “Are our medical records being sold off to profit-hungry corporations?”

Primary Care Networks – A major push towards the complete privatisation of our NHS

Our NHS is heading for massive change, unless we act quickly we may soon be looking at a healthcare service that has little resemblance to our NHS.    The big healthcare corporations are probably rubbing their hands with glee as the Tories push hard to make drastic changes that will leave our healthcare open for a swift takeover by private enterprise.  But we need to be clear about this – it will place lives at risk, it will waste public money, it will squander all that has been invested into our NHS and will serve to destroy the jewel in our nation’s crown.  This is OUR NHS and our politicians are elected to work for us, to represent our interests and work for the benefit of the people.  We need to make sure they remember that. Continue reading “Primary Care Networks – A major push towards the complete privatisation of our NHS”