Hull MP tells Commons of rise in constituents' NHS complaints

Hull North MP Diana Johnson made the speech below about Hull NHS services in the House of Commons Summer Recess Adjournment Debate on 22 July.

It can also be read at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm140722/debtext/140722-0003.htm#140722-0003.htm_spnew14.


Hull MP in bid to reverse Coalition’s NHS privatisation law

Hull North MP Diana Johnson is sponsoring a Commons Private Member’s Bill to repeal the damaging competition rules inflicted on the NHS by the Coalition Government.

The Bill from Eltham Labour MP Clive Efford would rewrite rules in the Coalition’s Health and Social Care Act 2012 that force market tendering of services. These rules are seeing millions of pounds wasted on competition lawyers instead of patients.

Coalition NHS reorganisation hits Hull’s health services

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to today’s report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) showing failings in Hull’s local NHS.

The inspection report highlighted full A&Es, untrained doctors and staffing shortages damaging patient care at two hospitals in Hull.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “These inspection reports always need to be studied in detail.

Hull MP slams £98 per head Coalition cuts planned for Hull’s NHS

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has slammed the Coalition Government’s plans to cut NHS funding in Hull and switch the money to wealthier areas.

Next Tuesday (17 December), NHS England will decide how much money Clinical Commissioning Groups will receive to fund healthcare for their population. This money is used to pay for emergency and elective hospital care as well as, for example, mental health services, community nursing and NHS Walk-in Centres.