Jeremy Hunt – NHS Destroyer

A chronology of Tory sabotage and privatisation of the NHS, and the fight back

NHS Chomsky

If you haven’t the time to read all the articles below – here is one video which explains just how far NHS privatisation has got – and that the NHS doesn’t need more taxes, just a socialist government prepared to ax the private companies already bleeding it dry

“UK Column – Dying for good health, Dr Lucy Reynolds”  https://vimeo.com/270866916?ref=tw-share

Keep our NHS Public – Local Groups  https://keepournhspublic.com/local-groups/

10 Jun 2018  !0 Jun 2018  MP makes further call for hospital trust’s plans for subsidiary company to be scrapped http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/localbrad/16280803.MP_makes_further_call_for_hospital_trust__39_s_plans_for_subsidiary_company_to_be_scrapped/?ref=twtrec

6 Jun 2018  Strike action threat at Leeds hospitals amid proposed contract changes https://www.leeds-live.co.uk/news/leeds-news/campaigners-protest-leeds-nhs-lgi-14751042#ICID=sharebar_twitter

1 Jun 2018  Number of patients readmitted to hospital rises to 1.38m in a year https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jun/01/number-of-patients-readmitted-to-hospital-rises-to-138m-in-a-year?CMP=share_btn_tw

31 May 2018  Patients facing longer waits and worse care, experts warn as £1bn hospital deficit revealed https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-funding-crisis-waiting-times-operations-cancelled-winter-treasury-jeremy-hunt-a8376491.html

31 May 2018  The NHS has a recruitment crisis – heightened by the ‘hostile environment’ https://keepournhspublic.com/news/we-have-a-recruitment-crisis-do-we-need-a-hostile-environment-as-well/

31 May 2018  Deficit for NHS trusts in England double the amount planned https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44305294

30 May 2018  ‘Hostile environment’: ID checks searching for NHS ‘health tourists’ find too few to make it worthwhile https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/05/30/hostile-environment-id-checks-searching-for-nhs-health-tourists-find-too-few-to-make-it-worthwhile/

30 May 2018  Tory cuts force 1.3m Brits to change GP amid staffing crisis and mass closures  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-cuts-force-13m-brits-12619010

29 May 2018  11,000 patients to be affected as FOUR GP surgeries set to close in Liverpool  https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/11000-patients-affected-four-gp-14719365

27 May 2018  ‘Shocking’ rise in coroner warnings over NHS patient deaths, says Labour https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/27/rise-in-coroner-warnings-nhs-patient-deaths-tory-austerity-labour?CMP=share_btn_tw

23 May 2018    The cat’s out of the bag. Theresa May literally just said we should celebrate private companies providing NHS services. #PMQs  EL4C‏ @EL4JC 8h8 hours ago

23 May 2018  Please join Jr4NHS at the High Court on 23rd & 24th May 2018 where we fight against privatisation of #ourNHS

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17 May 2018  Previously ‘Outstanding’ GP surgery which the Tories privatised and handed to Virgin Care now in ‘Special Measures’ https://evolvepolitics.com/previously-outstanding-gp-surgery-which-the-tories-privatised-and-handed-to-virgin-care-is-now-in-special-measures/

16 May 2018  Carillion is no one-off scandal. Neoliberalism will bring many more | Owen Jones https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/16/carillion-scandal-neoliberalism-public-services-profit?CMP=share_btn_tw

16 May 2018  Trump Plan To Hike Drug Costs Proves NHS ‘At Risk’ In Post-Brexit UK-US Trade Deal, Labour Warns  https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/trump-plan-to-hike-drug-costs-proves-nhs-at-risk-in-post-brexit-uk-us-trade-deal-labour-warns-jonathan-ashworth-ed-balls-harvard-study_uk_5afc0d6ae4b06a3fb50c4848

14 May 2018  Watch “UK Column – Dying for good health, Dr Lucy Reynolds” on #Vimeo https://vimeo.com/270866916?ref=tw-share

11 May 2018  Jeremy Hunt scuttles to avoid disability question  https://youtu.be/L4nECwBnNYw

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10 May 2018  Wigan hospital staff vote for strike over outsourcing plans UNISON National https://www.unison.org.uk/news/article/2018/05/wwl-strike/#.WwFXUbReL_8.twitter

9 May 2018  Serco workers at Barts NHS Trust demand pay justice  http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/serco-staff-at-barts-nhs-trust-demand-pay-justice/

7 May 2018  Private hospitals warned over failing safety and quality standards https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/07/private-hospitals-england-jeremy-hunt-cqc-damning-report?CMP=share_btn_tw

2 May 2018  Breaking video: Hunt admits ‘incompetence’ cost hundreds of womens’ lives #HuntMustGo https://skwawkbox.org/2018/05/02/breaking-video-hunt-admits-incompetence-cost-hundreds-of-womens-lives-huntmustgo/

27 Apr 2018  Hostile environment policy leaving doctors without visas, say NHS officials  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/27/hostile-environment-policy-leaving-doctors-without-visas-say-nhs-officials?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Apr 2018  The DWP has been caught trying to ‘coerce’ GPs into saying their patients are fit-for-work https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/analysis-discovery/2018/04/27/the-dwp-has-been-caught-trying-to-coerce-gps-into-saying-their-patients-are-fit-for-work/

26 Apr 2018 Letter to the Royal College of GPs and BMA about DWP interference in GP Practice  https://dpac.uk.net/2018/04/letter-to-the-royal-college-of-gps-and-bma-about-dwp-interference-in-gp-practice/

25 April 2018  GP practices face funding threat as online service ‘targets’ young people, Unite warns  http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/gp-practices-face-funding-threat/

24 Apr 2018  A separate NHS tax would only further its fragmentation https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/24/nhs-tax-fragmentation-cross-party-campaign-health-crisis?CMP=share_btn_tw

23 Apr 2018  Government Petition:  Stop the privatisation of NHS services  238,765 signatures  https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/205106

18 Apr 2018  NHS and council staff to strike over new care model https://www.lgcplus.com/services/health-and-care/nhs-and-council-staff-to-strike-over-new-care-model/7024123.article#.WwGsbbWuVmM.twitter

15 Apr 2018  The Conservative government’s attitude to health workers from abroad is: Cut off our nose to spite our face https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/04/15/the-conservative-governments-attitude-to-health-workers-from-abroad-is-cut-off-our-nose-to-spite-our-face/

15 Apr 2018  Lack of cash means NHS is mothballing entire wards, exactly when they are needed https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/04/15/lack-of-cash-means-nhs-is-mothballing-entire-wards-exactly-when-they-are-needed/

15 Apr 2018  NHS trusts ‘fritter away’ millions of pounds outsourcing staff to private companies, union says  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-trusts-outsourcing-private-companies-unison-privatisation-consultants-clatterbridge-cancer-a8305841.html

14 Apr 2018  Great turn-out of singers for the Leeds ‘Keep Our NHS Public’ march

leeds march

13 Apr 2018  Labour to report Jeremy Hunt to watchdog over luxury flats scandal http://www.theweek.co.uk/92904/labour-to-report-jeremy-hunt-to-watchdog-over-luxury-flats-scandal

13 Apr 2018  How Come We Didn’t Know? and The Private Finance Initiative: how come we’re still paying for this? https://keepournhspublic.com/privatisation/how-come-we-didnt-know-and-the-private-finance-initiative-how-come-were-still-paying-for-this/

12 Apr 2018  Hospitals spending just £3 a day on patients’ meals   https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/12/hospitals-spending-just-3-day-patients-meals/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

7 Apr 2018  Photos from the York March and Rally for the NHS Saturday, April 7 2018 https://defendournhsyork.wordpress.com/2018/04/07/photos-from-the-york-march-and-rally-for-the-nhs-saturday-april-7-2018/

York NHS

6 Apr 2018  Jeremy Hunt is facing a fresh Commons ambush over nursing bursary cuts https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/jeremy-hunt-facing-fresh-commons-vote-over-nursing-bursary-cuts-postgraduates-rcn-rayner_uk_5ac65b06e4b09d0a119138b2

5 Apr 2018  Chief ‘increasingly concerned’ over hospital build hit by Carillion collapse https://www.hsj.co.uk/sandwell-and-west-birmingham-hospitals-nhs-trust/chief-increasingly-concerned-over-hospital-build-hit-by-carillion-collapse/7022095.article#.WwGL8YcJu4I.twitter

3 Apr 2018  Deep concerns about the ACO contract remain unaddressed https://www.hsj.co.uk/policy-and-regulation/deep-concerns-about-the-aco-contract-remain-unaddressed/7022075.article#.WwF6pJ9DMhY.twitter

1 Apr 2018  UK govt turns to medical records to track down illegal immigrants, medical organisations slam initiative  https://twitter.com/share?text=UK%20govt%20turns%20to%20medical%20records%20to%20track%20down%20illegal%20immigrants,%20medical%20organisations%20slam%20initiative

28 Mar 2018  Andrew Neil forensically deconstructs flustered Tory MP over shameful NHS underfunding https://evolvepolitics.com/watch-andrew-neil-just-absolutely-mangled-a-tory-mp-over-her-partys-shameful-nhs-underfunding-video/

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26 Mar 2018  The media has kept quiet about Jeremy Hunt’s NHS pay rise lies. So here’s the truth. https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/health/2018/03/26/the-media-has-kept-quiet-about-jeremy-hunts-nhs-pay-rise-lies-so-heres-the-truth/

20 Mar 2018  BMA Chair of Council statement on Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs)  https://www.bma.org.uk/collective-voice/policy-and-research/nhs-structure-and-delivery/nhs-structures-and-integration/aco-accountable-care-organisations/acos-statement-from-bma-chair-of-council

19 Mar 2018  EHRC Threatens Court Action Against 13 Clinical Commissioning Group re- CHC limits  https://dpac.uk.net/2018/03/ehrc-threatens-court-action-against-13-clinical-commissioning-group-re-chc-limits/

18 Mar 2018  Three more legal challenges: making Jeremy Hunt & NHS England accountable https://keepournhspublic.com/cuts/three-more-legal-challenges-making-jeremy-hunt-nhs-england-accountable/

15 Mar 2018  10,000: the number of excess deaths researchers say have already happened this year https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/news-discovery/2018/03/15/10000-number-excess-deaths-researchers-say-already-happened-year/

14 Mar 2018  The NHS loses its powerful ally – Professor Stephen Hawking has died https://keepournhspublic.com/news/the-nhs-loses-its-powerful-ally-professor-stephen-hawking-has-died/

11 Mar 2018  Jacob Rees-Mogg warns current NHS spending ‘cannot be maintained’  https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/jacob-reesmogg-warns-current-nhs-spending-cannot-be-maintained-a3786966.html

10 Mar 2018  Famous faces and protesters march through Newcastle for NHS rally https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/famous-faces-protesters-banners-march-14393880#ICID=sharebar_twitter

Newcastle NHS

10 Mar 2018  Using management consultancy brings inefficiency to the NHS http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/using-management-consultancy-brings-inefficiency-to-the-nhs/

6 Mar 2018  Tory NHS underfunding directly implicated for deaths of at least 271 vulnerable mental health patients https://evolvepolitics.com/tory-nhs-underfunding-directly-implicated-for-deaths-of-at-least-271-vulnerable-mental-health-patients/

Feb 2018  How is the NHS being Privatised?  http://www.patients4nhs.org.uk/how-is-the-nhs-being-privatised/

23 Feb 2018  Green light for Hawking’s NHS judicial review  https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/green-light-for-hawkings-nhs-judicial-review/5064986.article#.WwUSkqQNcfA.twitter

21 Feb 2018  Judge blocks outsourcing of £100m children’s health contract to Virgin Care because of ‘considerable impact’ on NHS http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-virgin-care-outsourcing-childrens-health-contract-private-company-judge-court-a8221811.html

21 Feb 2018  Jeremy Hunt announces review of vaginal mesh scandal http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/jeremy-hunt-primodos-vaginal-mesh-epilepsy-drug-review-scandals-health-department-a8221196.html

19 Feb 2018  “They are leaving at an alarming rate”: European NHS workers on the winter crisis, austerity, and Brexit’s impact  https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/health/2018/02/they-are-leaving-alarming-rate-european-nhs-workers-winter-crisis-austerity

9 Feb 2018  Agency staff cost NHS more than £450,000 a day: https://aol.it/2GxTD08

9 Feb 2018  Yeovil Hospital violates NHS Constitution in favour of privatisation, claims union https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2018/02/09/yeovil-hospital-violates-nhs-constitution-favour-privatisation/

7 Feb 2018  Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from US trade deals https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/07/theresa-may-refuses-to-rule-out-nhs-contracts-from-us-trade-deals?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Feb 2018  Theresa May lied to Parliament about Accident & Emergency waiting times https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/02/06/theresa-may-lied-to-parliament-about-accident-emergency-waiting-times/

6 Feb 2018  NHS should take back some services from Capita, say dentists  http://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/national/article/NHS-should-take-back-some-services-from-Capita-say-dentists-a84ec4a7-12c3-4df6-8084-3a1904cfbfda-ds#.WwGHAAJzxH8.twitter

4 Feb 2018  Hospitals cancelling urgent surgery despite NHS bosses’ orders https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/04/hospitals-cancelling-urgent-surgery-despite-nhs-bosses-orders-england-cancer-heart-operations?CMP=share_btn_tw

Glou NHS

4 Feb 2018  NHS protest: thousands march to demand more cash for NHS https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/feb/04/nhs-budget-cuts-march-protest-jeremy-hunt-london-funding?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Feb 2018  Statement from Health Campaigns Together and People’s Assembly  https://www.healthcampaignstogether.com/Feb3Events.php#statement

3 Feb 2018  Day of Action  https://www.healthcampaignstogether.com/Feb3Events-London.php

NHS feb 2018

2 Feb 2018  These are the privateers profiting from privatising the NHS – Virgin are just the tip of the scalpel! https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/privateers-profiting-privatising-nhs-virgin-just-tip-scalpel/02/02/

2 Feb 2018  Capita contract probed after thousands of clinical letters stuffed in a drawer somewhere  https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/02/nao_probes_capita_contract_clinical_correspondence_backlog/

Feb 2018  Private companies’ involvement in the NHS  http://www.patients4nhs.org.uk/private-companies-involvement-in-the-nhs/

31 Jan 2018  Tories prepare to squander more billions by selling off “surplus” NHS land https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/01/31/tories-prepare-to-squander-more-billions-by-selling-off-surplus-nhs-land/

29 Jan 2018  Stephen Hawking is taking Jeremy Hunt to court over back-door NHS privatisation https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/stephen-hawking-wins-permission-take-11936273#ICID=sharebar_twitter

26 Jan 2018  A campaigning lawyer and a front line doctor have called on us to march for the NHS https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2018/01/26/campaigning-lawyer-front-line-doctor-called-us-march-nhs-video/

24 Jan 2018  It’s official: mental health services are so bad ‘you have to be sectioned before you’ll be treated’ https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2018/01/24/official-mental-health-services-bad-sectioned-youll-treated/

23 Jan 2018  NHS bosses ordered trusts: Lie to the public about scale of winter crisis – claim https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/01/23/nhs-bosses-ordered-trusts-lie-to-the-public-about-scale-of-winter-crisis-claim/

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23 Jan 2018  Parts of NHS England only able to fill one in 400 nursing vacancies https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/23/nhs-england-recruitment-crisis-nursing-vacancies?CMP=share_btn_tw

20 Jan 2018  Tory MP with links to private healthcare says ‘No health privatisation by stealth’. Liar! https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/01/20/tory-mp-with-links-to-private-healthcare-says-no-health-privatisation-by-stealth-liar/

19 Jan 2018  NHS long-term funding being used for ‘quick fix’ solutions  https://inews.co.uk/?p=118553

18 Jan 2018  Tories planning to hand private firms ’10-15 year NHS contracts’ to stop Labour from renationalising https://evolvepolitics.com/tories-planning-to-hand-private-firms-10-15-year-nhs-contracts-to-stop-labour-from-renationalising/

13 Jan 2018  A maths problem to solve: 44 x ACO does not = 1 x NHS  http://publicmatters.org.uk/2018/01/13/a-maths-problem-to-solve-44-x-aco-does-not-1-x-nhs/

12 Jan 2018  Virgin Care failed to hand over Bath staff pension payments http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/news/health/virgin-care-failed-hand-over-1046994#ICID=sharebar_twitter

11 Jan 2018  Patients ‘dying prematurely’ in corridors, A&E heads warn Theresa May http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-crisis-latest-patients-dying-prematurely-corridors-a-and-e-bosses-theresa-may-warning-winter-a8153551.html

8 Jan 2018  Jeremy Hunt is poised to flog the last of the NHS  https://www.redpepper.org.uk/jeremy-hunt-is-poised-to-flog-the-last-of-the-nhs/

8 Jan 2018  The minister being touted to replace Jeremy Hunt has Wikipedia page edited to remove links to Virgin Care https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/minister-replace-jeremy-hunt-wikipedia-page-edited-remove-links-virgin-care/08/01/

7 Jan 2108  Mass closure of NHS walk-in centres is fuelling winter crisis, claim campaigners https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/07/closure-nhs-walk-in-centres-nhs-winter-crisis-hospitals-services-medical?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Jan 2018  GP’s six ways to help the NHS. Please act and share https://skwawkbox.org/2018/01/06/gps-six-ways-to-help-the-nhs-please-act-and-share/

4 Jan 2018  Doctors up and down Britain have been brutally exposing Jeremy Hunt’s lies about the #NHSCrisis https://evolvepolitics.com/doctors-up-and-down-britain-have-been-brutally-exposing-jeremy-hunts-lies-about-the-nhscrisis/

4 Jan 2018  16,900 people in a week kept in NHS ambulances waiting for hospital care https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/04/16900-people-in-a-week-kept-in-nhs-ambulances-waiting-for-hospital-care?CMP=share_btn_tw

2 Jan 2018  A&E doctor sorry for ‘third world conditions’ as NHS winter crisis bites https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/02/ae-doctor-sorry-for-third-world-conditions-as-nhs-winter-crisis-bites?CMP=share_btn_tw

NHS Nye

29 Dec 2017  Richard Branson’s Virgin healthcare firm scoops £1bn of NHS contracts https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/dec/29/richard-branson-virgin-scoops-1bn-pounds-of-nhs-contracts?CMP=share_btn_tw

19 Dec 2017  Kings staff protest against ‘special measures’ and imposition of interim chair https://keepournhspublic.com/news/kings-staff-protest-against-special-measures-and-imposition-of-interim-chair/

Kings protest

18 Dec 2017  A viral message from an A&E consultant needs to be shared even wider https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/12/18/viral-message-ae-consultant-needs-shared-even-wider/

16 Dec 2017  A Chain Of Private Psychiatric Hospitals Has Been Accused Of Failing Vulnerable Young Patients https://www.buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/cygnet-health-care?utm_term=.dqo5O4dAq

13 Dec 2017  Serco expects 10pc profit rise as it snaps up Carillion’s healthcare business https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/12/13/serco-expects-10pc-profit-rise-snaps-carillions-healthcare-business/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

11 Dec 2017  A Tory-led council’s deal with Virgin is being called ‘privatisation by the back door’ https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/12/11/tory-led-councils-deal-virgin-called-privatisation-back-door/

11 Dec 2017  Over 60,000 people demand Richard Branson returns £328k he won suing NHS https://evolvepolitics.com/over-60000-people-demand-richard-branson-returns-328k-he-won-suing-nhs/

8 Dec 2017  BMA warns Government plans could put NHS on route to privatisation http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/news/commissioning/bma-warns-government-plans-could-put-nhs-on-route-to-privatisation/20035804.article#.WwFy-5xEZd8.twitter

6 Dec 2017  BBC News – Private ambulance firm Arriva accused of lying to patients http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42240017

1 Dec 2017  CQC keeps Vocare out-of-hours service in special measures  https://digitalhealth.net/2017/12/out-of-hours-gp-service-remains-in-special-measures/

1 Dec 2017  The real problem with Babylon http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/views/editors-blog/the-real-problem-with-babylon/20035762.article#.WwF7gApzHTQ.twitter

28 Nov 2017  NHS makes undisclosed settlement to Richard Branson’s Virgin Care after legal dispute http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-richard-branson-virgin-care-legal-settlement-tendering-contract-a8080961.html

22 Nov 2017  Protest against hospital bed cuts held in Derby city centre  http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/local-news/protestors-against-nhs-bed-cuts-817539#ICID=sharebar_twitter

21 Nov 2017  A 6000% price rise in ten years? Big corporations overcharge for your medicine and rip off the NHS. https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/11/21/6000-price-rise-ten-years-big-corporations-overcharge-medicine-rip-off-nhs/

18 Nov 2017  Video published – NHS not for sale   https://youtu.be/-ihpvZN4Yt0

16 Nov 2017  Privatisation of Children’s Services 4: Psychiatry and Big Pharma  http://conscious.croydon.live/2017/11/16/privatisation-childrens-services-4-big-pharma/

10 Nov 2017  Escalating pressures on GP family doctors https://keepournhspublic.com/general-practice/escalating-pressures-on-primary-care/

7 Nov 2017  These little-known opaque bodies could run health services (ACOs). Are they legal? | Denis Campbell https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/nov/07/vital-nhs-account-acos-legal-challenge?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Nov 2017  Labour demand ‘immediate inquiry’ into failings of NHS privatised services http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/labour-nhs-contract-failing-inquiry-outsourced-jonathan-ashworth-bma-jeremy-hunt-a8040636.html

2 Nov 2017  Docs Not Cops – ‘Protect access to NHS on basis of need’ https://keepournhspublic.com/social-care-nhs/docs-not-cops-protect-access-to-nhs-on-basis-of-need/

31 Oct 2017  The NHS is facing a £21bn funding gap – what does that look like in your area?  https://www.tuc.org.uk/blogs/nhs-facing-%C2%A321bn-funding-gap-%E2%80%93-what-does-look-your-area

29 Oct 2017  Jeremy Hunt is confronted with a NHS nurse. His reaction is priceless  https://youtu.be/dxFQQB7ndrg

27 Oct 2017 UK children who need mental health services face ‘postcode lottery’ https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/27/uk-children-who-need-mental-health-services-face-postcode-lottery?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Oct 2017  New Report: Drug companies in £1bn NHS rip-off  http://www.globaljustice.org.uk/news/2017/oct/21/new-report-drug-companies-%C2%A31bn-nhs-rip

20 Oct 2017  RCN members deliver pay petition to Downing Street https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/news/rcn-members-deliver-pay-petition-to-downing-street

18 Oct 2017  The Conservatives just ended universal healthcare. Certain groups will be banned from surgery. https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/10/18/conservatives-just-ended-universal-healthcare-certain-groups-will-banned-surgery/

18 Oct 2017  Four million hospital bed days lost since 2011 due to problems securing social care https://www.ageuk.org.uk/latest-press/articles/october/four-million-hospital-bed-days-lost-since-2011-due-to-problems-securing-social-care/

15 Oct 2017  Tories are not only selling the NHS piecemeal – they’re wasting millions doing it https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2017/10/15/tories-are-not-only-selling-the-nhs-piecemeal-theyre-wasting-millions-doing-it/

2 Oct 2017  NHS ‘two-tier’ system pressures accused of causing ‘preventable deaths’ as private care soars https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/10/02/nhs-two-tier-system-pressures-accused-causing-preventable-deaths-private-care-soars/

A&E waiting

30 Sep 2017  Scale of private treatment at NHS hospitals revealed http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-privatisation-health-service-exposed-private-cancer-patients-hospitals-treatment-work-government-a7974096.html

30 Sep 2017  Private ambulance firm contracted by the NHS goes into administration https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/30/private-ambulance-service-contracted-nhs-goes-into-administration?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Sep 2017  NHS England: UK on track for a shortfall of 42,000 nurses by 2020  https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/news/virtual-college/2017/09/uk-on-track-for-shortfall-of-nurses

24 Sep 2017  Jeremy Hunt to replace GPs with far less qualified, cheaper alternative, ‘Physician Associates’ https://evolvepolitics.com/jeremy-hunt-to-replace-gps-with-far-less-qualified-cheaper-alternative-physician-associates/

15 Sep 2017  Unions demand pay rise for one million NHS staff https://news.sky.com/story/unions-demand-pay-rise-for-one-million-nhs-staff-11036194

13 Sep 2017  Nurse-turned-MP Karen Lee takes on Jeremy Hunt over NHS crisis  https://youtu.be/wawte2zNCm8

7 Sep 2017  A group of Tory MPs are trying to push through a law to make everyone pay for NHS treatment https://www.thecanary.co/uk/2017/09/07/group-tory-mps-trying-push-law-make-everyone-pay-nhs-treatment/

6 Sep 2017  ‘Enough is enough’: nurses protest against pay cap outside Westminster https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/06/enough-is-enough-nurses-protest-against-pay-cap-outside-westminster?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://youtu.be/eiGKCFL7Vp4

31 Aug 2017  The bottom line: Understanding the NHS deficit and why it won’t go away https://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/research/the-bottom-line-understanding-the-nhs-deficit-and-why-it-won-t-go-away

21 Aug 2017  While the NHS is being crippled, private hospitals are using charity status to avoid tax https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/08/21/private-hospitals-use-charity-status-avoid-tax-whilst-nhs-crippled/

19 Aug 2017  Jeremy Hunt is left humiliated after trying to takedown Stephen Hawking’s scientific analysis https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/health/2017/08/19/jeremy-hunt-left-humiliated-trying-takedown-stephen-hawkings-scientific-analysis-tweets/

11 Aug 2017  I’ve been waiting so long for an operation on the NHS that I could lose the use of my hand forever http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nhs-operation-waiting-times-too-long-cuts-healthcare-jeremy-hunt-conservative-government-a7887756.html

10 Aug 2017  This NHS form is making people scared to see a doctor  https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/news/stopsharing-campaign-how-a-simple-form-can-make-people-too-scared-to-see-docto

1 Aug 2017  Jeremy Hunt has repeatedly failed to meet pledges on mental health care https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2017/aug/01/jeremy-hunt-has-repeatedly-failed-to-meet-pledges-on-mental-health-care?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Jul 2017  Soaring NHS vacancies prompt warnings of ‘desperate’ understaffing https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jul/25/soaring-nhs-vacancies-prompt-warnings-of-understaffing-nursing?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Jul 2017  RCN holds second pay day protests https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/news/rcn-holds-second-pay-day-protests

22 Jul 2017  Boots apologises for saying women might ‘misuse’ morning after pill if it reduced the price http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/boots-emergency-contraception-apology-misused-reduced-price-cost-a7854341.html

12 Jul 2017  Big pharma is taking the NHS to court this week – people are already dying for profit, and it could now get worse http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nhs-pharmaceutical-companies-access-to-drugs-costing-lives-a7836891.html

4 Jul 2017  NHS cleaner strike: What has led to one of the biggest hospital walkouts? http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/nhs-cleaner-strike-why-happen-hospital-healthcare-jeremy-hunt-cabinet-cuts-wages-a7823356.html

Cleaner strike

4 Jul 2017  The creeping privatisation of healthcare https://www.sochealth.co.uk/2017/07/04/creeping-privatisation-healthcare/

NHS beds

27 Jun 2017  ‘Without nurses, the NHS will fall’: Nurses protest outside Department of Health over low pay http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-nurse-health-department-protest-pay-london-rcn-royal-college-hospitals-jeremy-hunt-government-a7810526.html

9 Jun 2017 The Loneliness of the NHS Whistleblower | Enable Law  https://www.enablelaw.com/loneliness-nhs-whistleblower/

30 May 2017  The NHS choir kicked off stage for singing about cuts https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/health/2017/05/nhs-choir-kicked-stage-singing-about-cuts-in-jeremy-hunt-constituency

15 May 2017  Nurses like me are using food banks and taking out loans – no wonder we agreed to strike over our pay  http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nurse-strike-pay-nhs-crisis-why-i-voted-for-industrail-action-a7736896.html

14 May 2017  Nurses vote to strike for first time ever  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nurses-vote-overwhelmingly-to-strike-for-first-time-ever-over-1-pay-rises-a7735451.html

30 Apr 2017  Jeremy Hunt tries to explain why he got 11% pay rise & NHS staff got a real-terms pay cut  https://youtu.be/JFvosjSIXo8

29 Apr 2017  Nurses will see their pay ‘cut by 12% over a decade’  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/apr/29/nhs-nurses-pay-cut-12-per-cent-over-decade?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Apr 2017  MP alleges ‘criminal cover-up’ of contaminated blood scandal  http://www.hepctrust.org.uk/blog/apr-2017/mp-alleges-criminal-cover-contaminated-blood-scandal

21 Apr 2017  Weekly protests over hospital bed loss fears http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/bolton/15237449.Weekly_protests_over_hospital_bed_loss_fears/?ref=twtrec

13 Apr 2017  Nurses vote on strike action over NHS pay cuts http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/urses-strike-vote-nhs-pay-cuts-royal-college-nursing-ballot-janet-davies-low-income-a7681441.html

10 Apr 2017  The NHS is being forced to borrow ‘toxic’ cash from Tory donor hedge funds to prevent ‘serious injury’ to patients https://www.thecanary.co/discovery/2017/04/10/nhs-forced-borrow-toxic-cash-tory-donor-hedge-funds-prevent-serious-injury-patients/

5 Apr 2017  Damning study reveals social care spending has plunged by 11% since the Tories came into power  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/damning-study-reveals-social-care-10160127

27 Mar 2017  Half of £2bn for NHS spent on private care http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-cash-injection-2-billion-spent-outsourcing-private-care-providers-disgrace-healthcare-service-a7651531.html

27 Mar 2017  Bristol: Hundreds march in support of NHS   https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/news/hundreds-march-support-nhs/

21 Mar 2017  Spending on management consultancy ‘gravy train’ costs STPs £18m http://www.nationalhealthexecutive.com/Health-Care-News/spending-on-management-consultancy-gravy-train-costs-stps-18m-#.WwF3C-lMWYc.twitter

4 Mar 2017  Thousands take to the streets of London to protest NHS cuts http://www.itv.com/news/2017-03-04/thousands-take-to-the-streets-of-london-to-protest-nhs-cuts/

27 Feb 2017  Patient Transport Services and Damaging Privatisation https://www.sochealth.co.uk/2017/02/27/patient-transport-services-damaging-privatisation/

8 Feb 2017  Jeremy Hunt goes ‘bright red’ after being called out by Corbyn http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jeremy-hunt-video-bright-red-pmqs-jermeny-corbyn-surrey-county-council-deal-constituencies-a7569211.html

3 Feb 2017  Soaring numbers of junior doctors leave NHS training after their first two years  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/soaring-numbers-junior-doctors-leave-9752714

2 Feb 2017  Capita reliant on temporary staff with some ‘lacking basic computer skills  http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/your-practice/practice-topics/practice-income/capita-reliant-on-temporary-staff-with-some-lacking-basic-computer-skills/20033663.article#.WwGGjM2kxAs.twitter

2 Feb 2017  Nursing degree applications slump after NHS bursaries abolished https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/feb/02/nursing-degree-applications-slump-after-nhs-bursaries-abolished?CMP=share_btn_tw

26 Jan 2017  Theresa May suggests NHS could be part of US trade deal http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/theresa-may-donald-trump-nhs-us-trade-deal-brexit-torture-a7548156.html

21 Jan 2017  NHS Liverpool protest sees hundreds gather at Royal Liverpool Hospital http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/nhs-liverpool-protest-sees-hundreds-12486958#ICID=sharebar_twitter

20 Jan 2017  Understaffed and underfunded NHS ambulance services ‘getting worse’, watchdog warns http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-ambulance-services-national-audit-office-jeremy-hunt-crisis-a7546211.html

12 Jan 2017  The NHS dental service is broken – and its rotten payment system is to blame | Ollie Jupes https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/12/nhs-dental-service-payment-system-tooth-extractions-children?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Jan 2017  Jeremy Hunt ditches four-hour target as A&E crisis deepens https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/09/labour-party-jeremy-hunt-nhs-waiting-time?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Jan 2017  NHS faces ‘humanitarian crisis’ as demand rises, British Red Cross warns https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/06/nhs-faces-humanitarian-crisis-rising-demand-british-red-cross?CMP=share_btn_tw

NHS million compare

25 Dec 2016  Record level of cancelled urgent operations for NHS England  http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/national/14987400.Record_level_of_cancelled_urgent_operations_for_NHS_England/?ref=twtrec

1 Nov 2016  Number of NHS mental health nurses has fallen by 15% under Tories https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/01/number-mental-health-nurses-nhs-drops-sixth-tories?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Oct 2016  Nurses are using food banks just to feed their families https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/nurses-forced-to-use-food-banks_uk_5811c59ce4b0ccfc9561bdcc

26 Oct 2016  Former Tory Health Secretary profits whilst businessmen leech £262m a year from OUR NHS https://evolvepolitics.com/former-tory-health-secretary-profits-whilst-businessmen-leech-millions-nhs/

13 Oct 2016  Protesters march through Bristol to ‘save the NHS’ http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2016-10-13/protesters-march-through-bristol-to-save-the-nhs/

12 Oct 2016  Virgin Care accused of giving patients appointments they don’t need to ‘boost their profits’  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/virgin-care-accused-giving-patients-9032188

4 Oct 2016  CSP members march in Birmingham for the NHS | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy http://www.csp.org.uk/news/2016/10/04/csp-members-march-birmingham-nhs

4 Oct 2016  Hunt promises to end NHS reliance on overseas doctors after Britain leaves EU https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/oct/03/jeremy-hunt-promises-to-end-nhs-reliance-on-overseas-doctors-after-brexit?CMP=share_btn_tw

26 Sep 2016  Hospital in £135million of debt hands £600million contract to Serco http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/hospital-135million-debt-hands-600million-8901817#ICID=sharebar_twitter

11 Sep 2016  NHS chiefs warn that hospitals in England are on the brink of collapse https://welfareweekly.com/nhs-chiefs-warn-that-hospitals-in-england-are-on-the-brink-of-collapse/

1 Sep 2016  Jeremy Hunt Responds To Brexit Bus NHS Claim | Good Morning Britain  https://youtu.be/PVb5HfCJ1lA

22 Aug 2016 These leaks show Jeremy Hunt’s deception over the seven-day NHS | Rachel Clarke https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/22/leaks-flaws-jeremy-hunt-deception-seven-day-nhs?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 Aug 2016  Big Pharma gets public money from the NHS – but doesn’t put anything back https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/staggers/2016/08/big-pharma-gets-public-money-nhs-doesnt-put-anything-back

15 Aug 2016  How much is the government really privatising the NHS? https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/aug/15/creeping-privatisation-nhs-official-data-owen-smith-outsourcing?CMP=share_btn_tw

15 Aug 2016  NHS Hospitals ‘Being Crippled’ By Cost Of Agency Staff  https://news.sky.com/story/nhs-hospitals-being-crippled-by-cost-of-agency-staff-10537131

11 Aug 2016  Government Petition: Consider a vote of No Confidence in Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary  339,925 signatures  https://petition.parliament.uk/archived/petitions/121152

26 Jul 2016 UNISON warns against outsourcing of NHS support services staff | UNISON National https://www.unison.org.uk/news/2016/07/unison-warns-against-outsourcing-of-support-service-

Bevan noone

20 May 2016  £2.45bn NHS trusts deficit sparks fears over future patient care http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/14505618.__2_45bn_NHS_trusts_deficit_sparks_fears_over_future_patient_care/?ref=twtrec

19 May 2016  Corporations told to back off the NHS https://www.redpepper.org.uk/corporations-told-to-back-off-the-nhs/

19 May 2016  UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt Car Crash Interview With Jon Snow  https://youtu.be/xfwikiXyIIA

26 Apr 2016  Press Release: No Doctor Wants to Strike but the NHS is at stake https://keepournhspublic.com/blog/press-release-no-doctor-wants-to-strike-but-the-nhs-is-at-stake/

20 Apr 2016  Jeremy Hunt’s accused of ‘digging up dirt’ on doctors thanks to this e-mail leak http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-hunt-accused-digging-dirt-7796419#ICID=sharebar_twitter

https://youtu.be/4zepf15fEPE

13 Apr 2016  How Boots went rogue | Aditya Chakrabortty  https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/apr/13/how-boots-went-rogue?CMP=share_btn_tw

29 Mar 2016  NHS Finance Shortfalls Will Drive Massive Cuts https://keepournhspublic.com/news/nhs-finance-shortfalls-will-drive-massive-cuts/

11 Mar 2016  Tories block debate on reversing NHS privatisation by talking about deporting foreigners for four hours http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-reinstatement-bill-tory-mps-filibuster-debate-by-talking-about-deporting-foreigners-for-hours-a6925781.html

26 Feb 2016  Autistic boy left on locked ward for six months (Cygnet run hospital)  https://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/autistic-boy-left-on-locked-ward-for-six-months-in-breach-of-human-rights-a3189696.html

26 Feb 2016  Jeremy Hunt called ‘a liar’ by junior doctor live on Question Time  https://youtu.be/KG4nUchfx8k

12 Feb 2016  Jeremy Hunt – TIMELINE OF INCOMPETENCE & SHAME https://tompride.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/jeremy-hunt-timeline-of-shame/

10 Feb 2016  Jeremy Hunt co-authored book calling for NHS to be replaced with private insurance http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jeremy-hunt-privatise-nhs-tories-privatising-private-insurance-market-replacement-direct-democracy-a6865306.html

10 Feb 2016  A Message from your NHS Staff & Supporters

https://youtu.be/ZCERT7v95f8

8 Feb 2016  US firms look to capitalise as NHS becomes increasingly privatised https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/08/us-firms-look-to-capitalise-as-nhs-becomes-increasingly-privatised?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Feb 2016  NHS wreckers play hide and seek  https://www.redpepper.org.uk/nhs-wreckers-play-hide-and-seek/

26 Jan 2016  Wasteful, too many chiefs … Five myths about the NHS we need to dispel | Nigel Edwards https://www.theguardian.com/society/commentisfree/2016/jan/26/five-myths-nhs-health-service?CMP=share_btn_tw

Doctor NHS

11 Jan 2016  All NHS staff support the junior doctors’ strike action | Letters https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jan/11/all-nhs-staff-support-the-junior-doctors-strike-action?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Jan 2016  Student nurses and midwives protest over NHS bursary plans https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jan/09/student-nurses-midwives-march-london-nhs-bursary?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://youtu.be/T8qHXlShfUQ

 

30 Nov 2015  Help doctors win https://www.redpepper.org.uk/help-doctors-win/

11 Nov 2015  Non-emergency ambulances could be run by NHS after Arriva pulls bid following performance-cash scandal  http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/14023002.Non-emergency_ambulances_could_be_run_by_NHS_after_Arriva_pulls_bid_following_performance-cash_scandal/?ref=twtrec

17 Oct 2015  Junior Doctor Smashes Jeremy Hunt’s Media Lies  https://youtu.be/oaN10SdmKpM

16 Oct 2015  Doctors on why they’re protesting against changes to working conditions https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/oct/16/doctors-protest-changes-working-conditions-nhs-jeremy-hunt?CMP=share_btn_tw

12 Oct 2015  Dear Mr Hunt  https://youtu.be/AKiLZD6ue_s

4 Oct 2015  Manchester protest: thousands march in anti-austerity rally https://www.channel4.com/news/manchester-protest-thousands-march-in-anti-austerity-rally

19 Jul 2015  Jeremy Hunt has been accused of ‘breaching patient confidentiality’ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/iminworkjeremy-jeremy-hunt-accused-of-breaching-patient-confidentiality-after-tweeting-a-photo-from-10400319.html

17 Jun 2015  The privatisation of mental health: how good services are turning in favour of the rich http://theconversation.com/the-privatisation-of-mental-health-how-good-services-are-turning-in-favour-of-the-rich-43276?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

3 Jun 2015  Most vulnerable people in country ‘in jeopardy’ over £1.1bn of cuts http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/most-vulnerable-people-in-country-in-jeopardy-over-11bn-of-cuts-to-adult-social-care-10295750.html

1 May 2015  Dr Aseem Malhotra: “It is health that is the real wealth”  https://youtu.be/asZyG6X2Bys

13 Apr 2015  Jeremy Hunt Is Clueless About NHS Funding  https://youtu.be/5Dxn9XMKeoQ

4 Apr 2015  NHS has to recruit one in four nurses from abroad https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/04/nhs-recruits-one-in-four-nurses-from-abroad?CMP=share_btn_tw

23 Mar 2015  Mythbuster: Health warning https://www.redpepper.org.uk/mythbuster-health-warning/

22 Mar 2015  Tax avoidance ‘at the very core’ of firms bidding for major NHS contracts, Unite reveals  http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/tax-avoidance-at-the-very-core-of-firms-bidding-for-major-nhs-contracts-unite-reveals/

21 Mar 2015  Virgin Care among firms with lucrative NHS deals and a tax haven status https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/21/ow-lucrative–deals-go-to-firms-that-use-tax-havens?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 Mar 2015  Half of private firms behind NHS privatisation have links to Tories http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/half-private-firms-behind-nhs-5347268#ICID=sharebar_twitter

24 Feb 2015  What’s happening to my local GP? Carrots, sticks, and the long game of NHS privatisation | openDemocracy https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/bob-gill/what%E2%80%99s-happening-to-my-local-gp-carrots-sticks-and-long-game-of-nhs-privatisation

11 Feb 2015  NHS whistleblowers ignored, bullied and intimidated, inquiry finds https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/11/nhs-whistleblowers-ignored-bullied-and-intimidated-review-finds?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Jan 2015  NHS seeks advice following Bupa U-turn http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/11757960.NHS_seeks_advice_following_Bupa_U-turn/?ref=twtrec

27 Jan 2015  NHS strike halted after Government caves in to union demands  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/nhs/11372710/NHS-strike-halted-amid-more-talks-over-pay.html

16 Jan 2015  Care UK apologises to GPs after losing NHS 111 reports http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/news/commissioning/commissioning-topics/urgent-care/care-uk-apologises-to-gps-after-losing-nhs-111-reports/20008944.article#.WwF95afbJrg.twitter

9 Jan 2015  Circle in talks to exit private contract to run Hinchingbrooke hospital https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/09/circle-exit-private-contract-hinchingbrooke-nhs?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Jan 2015  A&E performance sinks to new low  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/09/a-and-e-performance-nhs-hospital-emergency-departments-patients?CMP=share_btn_tw

Tory NHS

10 Dec 2014  NHS facing ‘creeping privatisation’: http://www.nationalhealthexecutive.com/News/nhs-facing-creeping-privatisation-#.WwFyRmOzdy0.twitter

8 Dec 2014  Deaf people to receive only one hearing aid – an insight into life after the NHS https://www.redpepper.org.uk/deaf-people-to-receive-only-one-hearing-aid-in-devon/

24 Nov 2014 NHS workers to stage four-hour strike as pay dispute continues https://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/nov/24/nhs-workers-to-stage-four-hour-strike-as-pay-dispute-continues?CMP=share_btn_tw

19 Nov 2014  Private firms on course to net £9bn of NHS contracts https://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/nov/19/private-firms-nhs-contracts-circle-healthcare-bupa-virgin-care-care-uk?CMP=share_btn_tw

18 Nov 2014  71 coalition MPs who voted for NHS sell-off linked to health firms  http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/71-coalition-mps-who-voted-for-nhs-sell-off-linked-to-health-firms/

 

Note – 28. Jeremy Hunt

MP for South-West Surrey. Received donations of £32,920 from U.S-based hedge fund CEO Andrew Law. Mr Law is the CEO of Caxton Associates who as of November 2011, owned a market value of $217.659 million in healthcare. He is also funder and board member of Social Finance Ltd, a company which invents new ways to bring finance into public services, and is pioneering the first Social impact Bond for the NHS. Andrew Law has given £1,229,677 to the Conservative party.

 

17 Nov 2014  ‘Selling off NHS for profit’: Full list of MPs with links to private healthcare firms  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/selling-nhs-profit-full-list-4646154

13 Oct 2014  Healthcare strikes have worked before – could they save the NHS? https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2014/10/healthcare-strikes-have-worked-could-they-save-nhs

8 Oct 2014  Why are NHS staff going on strike? https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2014/oct/08/everything-need-know-nhs-strike-pay?CMP=share_btn_tw

2014 strike

4 Oct 2014  Tories in £1.5 billion NHS sell-off scandal  http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/tories-in-15-billion-nhs-sell-off-scandal/

3 Oct 2014  Companies with links to Tories ‘have won £1.5bn worth of NHS contracts’ https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/03/healthcare-companies-links-tories-nhs-contracts?CMP=share_btn_tw

25 Sep 2014  Chlorine contamination at NHS flagship sparks investigation https://www.channel4.com/news/chlorine-contamination-at-nhs-flagship-sparks-investigation

18 Sep 2014  NHS staff vote to strike over pay by two-thirds majority http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-nurses-healthcare-assistants-and-porters-vote-to-strike-over-pay-9742008.html

6 Sep 2014  NHS ‘People’s March’ protests: Thousands join London’s new ‘Jarrow http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/thousands-join-new-jarrow-march-in-protest-at-nhs-cuts-9716618.html

people's march

6 Aug 2014  Privatisation is ripping the NHS from our hands https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2014/aug/06/privatisation-ripping-nhs-from-our-hands?CMP=share_btn_tw

24 Jul 2014  VAT loophole driving NHS pharmacy services into hands of private http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/revealed-the-vat-loophole-driving-nhs-pharmacy-services-into-hands-of-private-sector-9622064.html

4 Jun 2014  Exclusive: How private firms make quick killing from PFI http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/exclusive-how-private-firms-make-quick-killing-from-pfi-9488351.html

28 May 2014  Proud of the NHS? Then fight for it! http://www.thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/proud_of_the_nhs?recruiter_id=299022

29 Apr 2014  The only ‘parity’ for mental health is that it is being cut and privatised as well | openDemocracy https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/peter-beresford/only-parity-for-mental-health-is-that-it-is-being-cut-and-privatised-as-well

23 Apr 2014  700 mothers to recreate Jarrow march in protest at NHS ‘privatisation’ https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/the-northerner/2014/apr/23/999-call–recreate-jarrow-march-to-protest-at-nhs-privatisation?CMP=share_btn_tw

8 Apr 2014  Bupa ‘harming NHS’ by offering patients “bribes” of £2k to use public services instead of private hospitals http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/health/bupa-nhs-payments-private-health-3390254#ICID=sharebar_twitter

9 Jan 2014  Broken promises on clinical networks  https://www.sochealth.co.uk/2014/01/09/broken-promises-clinical-networks/

1 Jan 2014  Migrants already ‘pay their way’ – why should they have to pay medical bills too? https://www.redpepper.org.uk/migrants-already-pay-their-way-why-should-they-have-to-pay-medical-bills-too/

NHS leave

13 Nov 2013  The pre-election pledges that the Tories are trying to wipe from the internet https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/11/pre-election-pledges-tories-are-trying-wipe-internet

11 Nov 2013   Monitor found 53 of the 238 walk-in centres had closed since 2010  http://www.itv.com/news/2013-11-11/the-nhs-walk-in-centres-closed-in-your-area/

25 Oct 2013  The health tourism myth? Foreign patients earn millions for UK – Health http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2013/10/25/the-health-tourism-myth-foreign-patients-earn-millions-for-u

29 Sep 2013  BBC News – 50,000 march in NHS cuts protest in Manchester http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-24286582

NHS manchester

6 Sep 2013  The race to privatise England’s NHS | openDemocracy  https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/paul-evans/race-to-privatise-englands-nhs

16 Aug 2013  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/10248759/Pharmacy-charged-NHS-89-for-cod-liver-oil-it-could-have-got-for-3.html

12 Aug 2013  NHS is spending public money to train private companies to take over and profit from NHS http://www.energyroyd.org.uk/archives/9249

3 Aug 2013  Millionaire Tory minister Jeremy Hunt learns lover’s lingo…costing taxpayer £4,000  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/millionaire-tory-minister-jeremy-hunt-2119407

8 Jun 2013  Making Waves choir sing their song protesting at the dismantling of the National Health Service, started under New Labour and being completed by the ConDem government

https://youtu.be/MQ_EQ1koYEM

19 May 2013  Privatised service ‘puts patients at risk’ with lack of out-of-hours http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/privatised-service-puts-patients-at-risk-with-lack-of-out-of-hours-gps-8622961.html

18 May 2013  BBC News – Protesters march in London over NHS reforms http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-22581644

8 May 2013  Fury as sports secretary Jeremy Hunt links Hillsborough with hooliganism http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/fury-sports-secretary-jeremy-hunt-3405374#ICID=sharebar_twitter

23 Apr 2013  Ambulance service – the privatisation you may be unaware of http://www.lindermyers.co.uk/ambulance-service-privatisation/

29 Mar 2013  FSA fines Nestor Healthcare Group £175,000 for clearance to deal failings https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fsa-fines-nestor-healthcare-group-%C2%A3175000-clearance-deal-failings

26 Jan 2013  Thousands march in London against Lewisham hospital closures https://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/jan/27/lewisham-hospital-closures-protest-march?CMP=share_btn_tw

Lewisham NHS

12 Dec 2012  When privatisation of GP practices goes wrong https://www.theguardian.com/society/2012/dec/19/when-privitisation-gp-practices-wrong?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Oct 2012  Jeremy Hunt attacked from all sides after abortion comments https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2012/oct/06/jeremy-hunt-attacked-abortion-comments?CMP=share_btn_tw

20 Sep 2012  Serco gave NHS false data about its GP service 252 times https://www.theguardian.com/society/2012/sep/20/serco-nhs-false-data-gps?CMP=share_btn_tw

31 May 2012  Leveson Inquiry: ‘I did not hide behind a tree’, says Jeremy Hunt  https://youtu.be/eoJ5B-wRq_c

27 Apr 2012  Jeremy Hunt, the Murdochs and a scandal that will not die https://www.theguardian.com/media/2012/apr/27/jeremy-hunt-murdochs-leveson-inquiry?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Apr 2012  Jeremy Hunt avoided £100,000 tax bill in deal just days before rate rise  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9232715/Jeremy-Hunt-avoided-100000-tax-bill-in-deal-just-days-before-rate-rise.html

26 Apr 2012  Jeremy Hunt fights for survival as new dossier on BSkyB handed over http://shr.gs/GriS4nd

23 Apr 2012  Special Report | Selling the NHS: how parliament and the healthcare industry got cosy https://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/parliament-nhs-healthcare-private/

8 Mar 2012  Save our NHS rally: thousands march in health bill protest https://www.theguardian.com/society/2012/mar/07/save-nhs-rally-health-bill?CMP=share_btn_tw

Save NHS

1 Dec 2011  BBC News – Public sector strike rallies held across UK http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15953806

10 Oct 2011  Unison begins ballot of 1 million members over pensions strike https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2011/oct/10/unison-vote-pension-strike-action?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Oct 2011  Protesters against NHS reforms occupy Westminster Bridge https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/oct/09/anti-nhs-reforms-protest-block-bridge?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 May 2011  Anti-cuts groups descend on banks in NHS protest  https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/may/28/uk-uncut-nhs-bank-protests?CMP=share_btn_tw

wake up

12 Apr 2011  Atos Healthcare pulls out of NHS contract  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2011/apr/12/nhs-privatisation-future-policy?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 Mar 2011  The private sector is drooling over health privatisation plans | Ian Kirkpatrick https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2011/mar/17/health-privatisation-plans-professor-ian-kirkpatrick?CMP=share_btn_tw

23 Feb 2011  50,000 NHS job cuts hit mental health services  https://www.channel4.com/news/50-000-nhs-job-cuts-hit-mental-health-services

17 Nov 2010  Drug companies ‘exploiting law for profit’ https://www.channel4.com/news/drug-companies-exploiting-law-for-profit

19 Sep 2010  Row after Tory peer’s daughter is given job in culture secretary Jeremy Hunt’s department https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2010/sep/19/jeremy-hunt-naomi-gummer-chadlington-dcms?CMP=share_btn_tw

14 Jan 2010  Andrew Lansley bankrolled by private healthcare provider  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/mps-expenses/6989408/Andrew-Lansley-bankrolled-by-private-healthcare-provider.html

10 Dec 2009  MP Jeremy Hunt to repay £9,500 for ‘misinterpretation of rules’ https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2009/dec/10/jeremy-hunt-repays-expenses?CMP=share_btn_tw

 

 

 

 

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