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Model Letter to Baroness Thornton on why the Conservative’s Health & Care Bill must be fought

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
December 24, 2021

  A PDF of the letter can be found here: LetterThorntonICS-Dec21 In November this year, the Conservative’s controversial Health and Care Bill passed its final reading in the House of Commons. Amongst other things, the Bill divides the NHS in England into 42 different ‘systems’, each with its own tight budget with the principal aim […]

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Leicester NHS bosses say community care will make up for shortfall in hospital beds, but Sajid Javid suggests that community care will be done by families

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
October 14, 2021

According to a report in the latest issue of Health Campaigns Together: “At a fringe meeting at the Tory Party conference in Manchester last weekend, Health Secretary Sajid Javid insisted that the government must stop “throwing cash” at the NHS, and that “there have to be . . . some significant reforms that make that […]

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Leicester NHS Demonstration outside City Hall. Monday September 13, 4:45pm

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
September 10, 2021

PRESS RELEASE. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. 10.09.2021 Save Our NHS Leicestershire supporters will be demonstrating outside Leicester City Hall on Charles Street with banners and placards from 4:45 to 5.30pm on Monday September 13th. They say they are demonstrating because of the Treasury threat not to fund fully the £450m hospital reorganisation scheme and because the […]

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Chair of Joint Health Scrutiny Criticises Leicester NHS bosses over lack of transparency

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
June 6, 2021

For the second time in three years, the Clinical Commissioning Groups of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have triggered the ire of the chair of the local authority committee tasked with scrutinising local NHS decisions and activity. The CCGs consulted the public in autumn 2020 about proposed changes to Leicester’s three acute hospitals and St Mary’ Birth Centre in Melton Mowbray. […]

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Health campaigners launch open letter calling for public scrutiny of controversial hospital reorganisation plans

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
June 5, 2021

Health campaigners at Save Our NHS Leicestershire have written an open letter to Andy Williams, Chief Executive of Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, protesting attempts by local NHS bosses to ram through proposals which would drastically effect the future of acute hospital care in the region. The Report of Findings from last […]

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