EVENT - Lobby of Parliament 26th March 2013


Join the Lobby of Parliament 0n Tuesday 26th March

No Privatisation of the NHS

Assemble at the Lobby Gate at 12 noon

Urgent – Act Now to Stop the Section 75 Regulations

21 March 2013
Join the Lobby of Parliament 0n Tuesday 26th March
No Privatisation of the NHS
Assemble at the Lobby Gate at 12 noon
Urgent – Act Now to Stop the Section 75 Regulations

Called by the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign and supported by NHS campaigners all over the country, backed by Unite the Union
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For the last month the Government have been tryingto sneak through regulations (the fine details) to the Health and Social Care Act that will mean the  privatisation of the NHS.Despite giving repeated assurances they would not do this the drive for profit is greater than their commitment to promises made to us, the electorate. They were caught red-handed and after an amazing groundswell of opposition from all over the country the Government were pushed into re-writing the regulations. A small victory for us, but they are now back with the same wrecking ideas spruced up, cowardly repackaged and due to come in to force on April 1stWe are calling on all who support the NHS to join the Lobby of Parliament (26 March) to urge the Lords and Commons to reject the regulations and to defend the NHS as a public service.

We want to make sure that CCGs are not forced to use competition, but can decide for themselves whether they use NHS services or whether they choose to use private providers like Virgin or other international companies.

With your help, we managed to get them to change the law. However, their new version is just as bad as the old one. We have therefore sent this letter to the Lords to get the new law changed. 

Everyone Welcome!

If you’re in work take a day off, use up banked overtime, use up a day’s annual leave, get to the lobby don’t let the Government wreck the NHS!

For more information call 07904 944771


Read here - http://www.savelewishamhospital.com/lobby-of-parliament-26-march-stop-nhs-privatisation/

Stop the secrecy: Publish the NHS COVID data deals

To: Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

We’re calling on you to immediately release details of the secret NHS data deals struck with private companies, to deliver the NHS COVID-19 datastore.

We, the public, deserve to know exactly how our personal information has been traded in this ‘unprecedented’ deal with US tech giants like Google, and firms linked to Donald Trump (Palantir) and Vote Leave (Faculty AI).

The COVID-19 datastore will hold private, personal information about every single one of us who relies on the NHS. We don’t want our personal data falling into the wrong hands.

And we don’t want private companies – many with poor reputations for protecting privacy – using it for their own commercial purposes, or to undermine the NHS.

The datastore could be an important tool in tackling the pandemic. But for it to be a success, the public has to be able to trust it.

Today, we urgently call on you to publish all the data-sharing agreements, data-impact assessments, and details of how the private companies stand to profit from their involvement.

The NHS is a precious public institution. Any involvement from private companies should be open to public scrutiny and debate. We need more transparency during this pandemic – not less.

By adding my name to this campaign, I authorise openDemocracy and Foxglove to keep me updated about their important work.

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