Our NHS – being crushed to speed up privatisation

The deadline for comments on proposals to halve the remainder of community hospital beds in Eastern Devon is

TODAY

Please respond.

The email address is: d-ccg.YourFutureCare@nhs.net

Where to start?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38526285

Nuffield Trust reported on Today programme – their spokesman reported on Today there had been a 25% cut in social care funding. Also that there had been significant pressure in some parts of the country, including the West of England.

Bed pressures:
http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/blog/winter-insight-beds-pressures

Now blocked beds in mental health care:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38517648

Urges to stop this being a party political punchbag:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38521473

And yet it still is:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38315259

And, to add insult to injury, see where the money goes in social care when you have privatised providers in this article (“Capital letters” – bottom of page) from Private Eye:

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