I believe the Health Bill is rotten to the core and if the Coalition are serious about making positive reforms, they need to withdraw the current Bill from Parliament and start again with a new Health Bill from scratch.
Cllr Krupesh Hirani June 2011 – LINK
Last summer, hundreds signed a petition in Dudden Hill opposing the Government’s plans to privatise the NHS through the back door.
A petition created by Dr Kailash Chand OBE has reached over 150,000 signatures. You too can add your name to the petition calling for the Government to drop their unpopular healthcare reforms here LINK.
In a latest development, the Government has called a summit to discuss the Health Bill and has left out the British Medical Association, Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Midwives, Royal College of Pathologists, Royal College of Radiologists, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Public Health, British Association of Occupational Therapists and College of Occupational Therapists, College of Emergency Medicine, Unison, Unite on the invitation list.
On the BBC, a representative from the Royal College of GPs said maybe the invitation had been “lost in the post” LINK.
As Health Secretary Andrew Lansley went to attend the meeting, he experienced the following, which is now all over the main news channels.