‘Healthier Together’ – Manchester campaigners slam ‘cost-driven cuts’ to emergency surgery

Just as it becomes public knowledge that Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group wants to do away with both Halifax and Huddersfield A&Es as we know them, Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) has slammed Greater Manchester NHS bean counters’ decision to strip emergency surgery from Wythenshawe, Tameside, Wigan, Bolton, Bury Fairfield and North Manchester hospitals.

“Healthier Together” is Greater Manchester’s version of the Right Care Right Time Right Place hospital cuts and closures scheme that Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield NHS bean counters have been trying hard for over a year to foist off on us. Continue reading