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Patient Participation Group

What is happening to the NHS?

Until recently the NHS has been one of the best and most cost-effective health care systems in the world. But it’s now in crisis, largely because of

These changes are not just re-organising the NHS. They are creating a system of healthcare where privatisation is encouraged and where, in future, services are unlikely to be fully funded from general taxes or equally available to all.

Please look at the following leaflet provided by the 'patients 4 nhs group' and also take a look at their website below.

Leaflet Download

http://www.patients4nhs.org.uk/what-we-are-about/

Locally we have our save lewisham hospital campaign.

Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign

Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign

The save lewisham hospital campaign is a community campaign that started out by saving Lewisham Hospital but now campaigns to defend NHS services in Lewisham.

Presently in 2018/19 Lewisham CCG (Clinical Commisioning Group) are tasked to recover 20 MILLION POUNDS in efficiency savings from primary care. 

Please join us and attend our monthly meetings details of which can be found here :

http://www.savelewishamhospital.com/our-meetings/

or

email savelewishamhospital@yahoo.com for more information or to be added to our mailing list.

 

See https://youtu.be/ZnuSfbJAuiw for Lewisham CCGs publication from March 2018 which details the 'Chairs Summary' and Lewishams current financial situation.

 

Please look at the video below which illustrates how currently the many organisations of the NHS work together  and how the NHS functions as a whole at present.

 

Have Your Say!

Would you like to have a say about the services provided at Queens Road? The Patient Group would like to hear your views. Contact the surgery for more details or email the PPG group – queensroadppg@outlook.com

PPG meeting minutes

Minutes from 3rd September 2019

Minutes from 23rd July 2019

NHS Long Term Plan

https://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/

https://www.gponline.com/nhs-long-term-plan-means-general-practice/article/1522253

Additional Information

Neighbourhood 1 Patient Participation Workshop Report - Wednesday 23 March 2016

Physician Associates in the UK 2016

Transforming Primary Care in London - A strategic commissioning framework

Five Year Forward View

Deloitte Report Under Pressure -The funding of care in General Practice

Full Fact Information

For unbiased factual information on current spending on the NHS and the pressures we face please read the following articles by Full Fact, an independent UK charity.

https://fullfact.org/health/spending-english-nhs/?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=secondary_story_2

https://fullfact.org/health/will-local-nhs-services-england-have-570-billion-spend-over-next-five-years/

https://fullfact.org/health/unclear-nhs-england-save-500000-lives/

 

Click here to view our Archived PPG Documents

 

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