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 (PDF, 286KB)
Locally we have our 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 :
email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 – email@example.com
PPG meeting minutes
Minutes from 3rd December 2019 (.docx, 19KB)
Minutes from 3rd September 2019
Minutes from 23rd July 2019
NHS Long Term Plan
Neighbourhood 1 Patient Participation Workshop Report - Wednesday 23 March 2016 (PDF, 693KB)
Physician Associates in the UK 2016 (PDF, 141KB)
Transforming Primary Care in London - A strategic commissioning framework (PDF, 835KB)
Five Year Forward View (PDF, 911KB)
Deloitte Report Under Pressure -The funding of care in General Practice (PDF, 281KB)
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.
Click here to view our Archived PPG Documents