Stafford hospital update: insanity reigns

Stafford Hospital is certainly not the only the one to suffer closure or removal of services. Guy Debord’s Cat has also blogged about similar plans by the Tories to close down the local hospital in Hammersmith and Fulham. It really is all part of their plan to close down and privatise the NHS.


I’ve written at length on this blog about the concerted and sustained hatchet-job that has been done on Stafford hospital (just search ‘Stafford’ and/or ‘Mid Staffs’ and/or ‘HSMR’) as part of the wider strategy by this government and the private health interests that back it.

For a long time, the people of Stafford have fought to keep their local acute services, with tens of thousands taking to the streets to support their hospital and its dedicated staff. Meanwhile, the constant smears by ministers and press continue and honours are awarded to those collaborating in the attack.

Plans to dismantle Stafford’s services and farm them out to a neighbouring NHS trust are utterly and unmistakably flawed, as they will cost more and achieve less than what is already in placeplans supposedly ‘reviewed’ by the same people who made them in the first place. But the fact that such…

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3 Responses to “Stafford hospital update: insanity reigns”

  1. jeffrey davies Says:

    master plan close them then get yanks to open and then charge us for something we pay to yet another tory ploy

  2. jeffrey davies Says:

    yet were are those 99percent who aint rich saying or noticing they are cut their billions going into the nhs seeing it fail and then miricles of miricles they sell of making it whole again but this time we pay ouch jeff3

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