Protesters oppose NHS Lanarkshire’s decision to privatise hospital contracts.
THE Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers said state-owned Caledonian MacBrayne has not given assurances the workers’ pensions and working conditions will be protected.
THE “biggest shake-up of Scotland’s NHS since 1948” will see more middle-class pensioners charged for care they previously received for free in hospital.
Ministers are considering the effective part-privatisation of the state-owned company behind Scotland’s lifeline ferry services, it emerged today.
Even our to surgeons are warning of more privaisation of Scotland’s NHS by the SNP.
ONE of Scotland’s top surgeons has warned of the creeping privatisation of the NHS as he claimed a year-round bed crisis means health boards are no longer able to treat patients in their local hospitals.
SNP ministers are on the verge of handing a massive contract to provide water for Scotland’s public sector bodies to a private water company based in England.
In a move that critics claim would amount to privatisation by the back door, the government is understood to be minded to give the £350m deal to Anglian Water instead of an offshoot of publicly owned Scottish Water. Continue reading “SNP dilemma as English firm set to win water deal”
Once again we expose the secret privatisation of our NHS by the SNP.
Only last week, Nicola Sturgeon tried to make polictical capital out of her signing an anti-TTIP* petition. This is despite Alex Salmond stating that the SNP fully support TTIP, and is on record stating that in the transcript from his interview at the Brookings Institute.
Boston-based multinational Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has been paid millions of pounds in public money to introduce sweeping reforms across Scottish hospitals. Continue reading “NHS Scotland in takeover by US health giant”
SHAMELESS Alex Neil and Nicola Sturgeon were urged to explain themselves or resign last night over a secretive attempt to privatise the Scottish NHS by the back door.
The angry response comes as this newspaper today exposes a long-running campaign to manipulate health board spending figures to hide the full extent of private sector involvement. Continue reading “The secret sell-out of Scotland’s NHS”
The SNP constantly shout bawl and greet about privatisation of the NHS south of the border. But all the time, they have been privatising health right here in Scotland. The article below shows them privatising a hospital here in Scotland.