What you can do
Hackney Coalition to Save the NHS
In the spirit of clinically led commissioning,we reserve entirely the right to decide whomwe contract with to provide services for our patients. We will take those decisions on thebasis of the best interests of our patientsand wider local communities, and we will refuse to allow private healthcarecompanies to be imposed on us fromabove.In the interests of transparency we will not engage in any contracts which imposeconditions of commercial confidentiality.We will also consult local communitiesbefore implementing any changes that affect them, and our Board will make all major decisions relating to services in public session.
Write to: Dr Clare Highton, Dr Haren Patel,chairs, City and Hackney ClinicalCommissioning Group, 1st floor, LawsonPractice, Nuttal St Hackney N1 5LZ.email email@example.com
Write to the Hackney Gazette to tell
themyou have written to the CCG GP andenclose a copy of the letter.
The Health & Social CareBill has been passed – ithas not been implemented
March for the NHS
Join Unite the union and the Coalition of Resistance(umbrella group for unions and groups campaigningagainst the cuts) in a giant march for the NHS inmid-June.Help us to organise the biggest possible group of people to go on that march – we will keep youposted as to the date.We will need help on stalls, leafleting, putting upposters once the date has been decided.
Put your name on our contact list so we can letyou know what is happening and when.
Ask Hackney Labour toorganise a fight-back
Demand Hackney Labour Party use its networksand resources to organise a series of local publicmeetings in all areas of Hackney to publicise theeffects of this Bill on our local community, andbuild the fight-back against it..
Write to Hackney CCG
Ask City & Hackney Clinical Commissioning Groupto agree to the pledge below, and publicise their agreement (by issuing a press release, by puttingit up on their GP surgery walls).
This CCG (NAME) will uphold the principle of "first do no harm" - we will take no action and adopt no policy that might undermine our patients' continued access to existing local health services that they need,trust and rely upon.
FB/hackney.konp twitter/HackneyKONP firstname.lastname@example.org