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NHS no1 again in CommonWealth Fund Report, US healthcare is bottom

Just as in 2014, our NHS again is no 1 in the world for healthcare. Health leaders need to listen and learn that privatisation of healthcare leads to an ongoing series of expensive, unnecessary failures that damage patients, damage staff,

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Minutes from last meeting

Issue update Junior docs contract dispute Junior docs due to ballot on the latest offer at the end of June – result 6th July BMA organising road shows early June. There’s already much dissatisfaction re the significant shortfalls in the

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#Boots and the #Leeds Way

from Dr John Puntis Should LTHT partners be expected to walk ‘The Leeds Way’? Boots was a family company founded by Jesse Boot who grew up in Nottingham in the 19th century. Between 1883 and 1920 Boots developed as a

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not giving up #juniordoctors & #pickettheprofiteers

Join us tomorrow for the 2nd day to support our courageous #juniordoctors and all the NHS staff supporting them. Even if you can only join for a few minutes !

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Yorkshire March for the NHS video – along the Headrow

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Leeds Community and Mental Health Services across West Yorkshire

In Leeds ‘there is a need’ to collectively deliver £800m of savings across health and social care over the next five years based on poorly designed policies from the recent governments at national level and unrealistic levels of investment in

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Leeds KONP Meeting notes 27/01/16

KONP have issued a press release opposing the proposed Royal Commission which looks set to discuss charging. G has signed a petition in Leeds KONP’s name calling on the LP not to get involved. No info from negotiations. Doctors continue

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Leeds residents & visitors want to keep NHS staff working safely so they can care for patients

We had a brilliant response to our stall in town today against privatisation and in support of doctors in dispute and maintaining the student nurse bursary. Thanks to everyone who did the stall and for moral support! Once again people

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Leeds KONP news and events – January

Leeds KONP supported junior doctors across Leeds and will continue to do so with any future industrial action. We had good presence at LGI with substantial help from excellent Leeds Hospital Alert members. Others supported Jimmys and Pinderfields. Leeds KONP

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Join us in December

TOMORROW – Sweep Privatisation out of the NHS,  11-1pm near Borough Market, Halifax. Tues 1st Support our amazing Junior Doctors Jubilee Wing, LGI 8.00 – 9.30 am, supporting the #juniordoctors strike. If you can also join at Jimmys, Seacroft, please

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