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Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

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Brexit – a deliberate ploy to avert attention from a climate of chaos?

Posted on: 9th May 2019

The 3 pro-Brexit Parties – Conservatives, Labour and UKIP – got their comeuppance from voters in last week’s local elections. Anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats did remarkably well, even in Leave voting areas. And anti-Brexit bed-fellows the Green Party also did very well. PM Theresa May concluded that voters were telling her to “just get on with […]

Edward Hain – we need a hospital, not just a day centre!

Posted on: 1st April 2019

“Using Edward Hain Hospital as a day centre is just an attempt to save the embarrassment of the Conservative Government and local MPs. We want our Hospital back. With desperately needed inpatient beds and vital medical services.” Former MP and health campaigner Andrew George was commenting on news that the Edward Hain Pilot Project will […]

Migrant nurse surcharge hike – ‘morally bankrupt’, says RCN

Posted on: 31st December 2018

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned that the fee for using NHS for nurses from outside the European Economic Area will double to £400 from tomorrow (Jan 2019). This will discourage nurse recruitment at exactly the time the NHS needs them most. RCN acting general secretary Dame Donna Kinnair: ‘These fees can tear […]

Save our NHS campaign targets next week’s Budget

Posted on: 19th October 2018

MPs will meet Cornish NHS campaigners in Parliament next Monday (22nd Oct) before the following week’s budget (29th October). Save our NHS Cornwall will be led by former NHS Chief, Dr Colin Philip (founding Chair of NHS Kernow, the local CCG), Cllr Jayne Kirkham (former Labour Candidate for Truro & Falmouth) and former MP Andrew […]

News Update

Posted on: 30th August 2018

Prepare yourselves. It seems our Government is bound to drag us into a “No deal” Brexit. I rejected Brexit in 2016 because I didn’t believe our Country should lose control to those Conservatives who want turn the UK into a backward, narrow-minded, inward looking and intolerant island which reckons that international respect is won through […]

News Update

Posted on: 2nd August 2018

Last weekend I joined local police on patrol and performed my regular stint supporting the Penzance Street Food Project (SFP). I came away very encouraged. The prospects for Penzance remain positive, providing that those who speak up for the town are likewise positive about these things. However, there are still many who would rather blame […]

Thanking NHS staff at Bellair Clinic

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners meet staff to say thank you at The Bellair Clinic and on the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS.

Celebrating 70th anniversary of NHS with staff at West Cornwall Hospital

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners Lesley Brooke, Jennifer Paling and Andrew George say thank you on behalf of the community to Matron Shirley Harris, Managers and staff at West Cornwall Hospital on the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

70th anniversary thanks to NHS staff at Bolitho House & Bellair Clinic

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners meet staff to say thank you at The Bellair Clinic and Bolitho House on the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS.

Edward Hain Hospital – “Save our NHS” campaigners visit to say “Thank you” on 70th anniversary – but Hospital closed

Posted on: 6th July 2018

“Save our NHS” campaigners visit Edward Hain Hospital to say thank you to NHS staff. They meet League of Friends Secretary, Lynne Isaacs and Hospital supporters Shirley Beck and Harry Isaacs but find hospital closed. The Hospital’s inpatient beds have been “temporarily” closed for over 2 years, but outpatient clinics have continued, but it seems […]