#Derbyuk People’s Assembly says support the Public Meeting on the #NHS and the #STPs Wednesday 26th October at 7.00 pm St Peter’s Church and the lobby on Friday morning.
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Derby People’s Assembly says support the Public Meeting on the NHS and the STPs Wednesday 26th October at 7.00 pm St Peter’s Church and the lobby on Friday morning.
We need to stop further attacks on our NHS. Local Health services are required by the Government to rush through plans about reorganising our health services, dividing the NHS into 44 ‘footprints’. These plans are called Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) and they are being drawn up in secret. The impact is potentially devastating. A lot’s still unknown.
Therefore the Peoples Assembly urges all our supporters come to the meeting tomorrow night and the lobby on Friday morning.
Public Meeting on the NHS and the STPs
Wednesday 26th October at 7.00 pm St Peter’s Church
This is being organised by the Derby Area UNITE COMMUNITY branch in partnerships with a number of other organisations, including the on-line campaigning group 38 Degrees, Derby Area Trades Union Council, Derbyshire KONP (Keep our NHS Public), Derby Peoples Assembly and Health Campaigns Together.
The meeting will be introduced by Ifti Majid, Acting Chief Executive of Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – he has a lead role in drawing up the local STP. He will be giving us an update, as best as he can. Perveez Sadiq, Service Director, Adults and Health will represent Derby City Council. The NHS have asked a senior clinician ideally a GP from Southern Derbyshire CCG to attend. Dr Sally Ruane (Health Policy Research unit, De Montfort University) and Keith Venables (Chair of Health Campaigns Together) will also be on the panel. Cheryl Pidgeon (President of Derby Areas Trades Council) will be in the chair.
Last week yet another shocking report, this time from the Care Quality commission, told us Government cuts have left the NHS on the verge of collapse. And yet the Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) have to drive through another £22 billion of cuts by 2020/21. That works out approximately as half a billion pounds for Derbyshire and will force local NHS leaders to make impossible decisions to save money.
Come and show that you want more money invested in the NHS, not further cuts.
Tea, coffee and samosas and some refreshments will be available.
Sign up for a place at the meeting
Join the lobby of Southern Derbyshire NHS
10.00 am, Friday 28 October
Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8JB
The local NHS Trusts are in an impossible position. Whatever the government may say, they are facing unprecedented cuts and have hard choices to make if more money is not forthcoming. We will be making sure that there is no reduction of quality.
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