Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was accosted by anti-NHS reform protesters at a hospital in London earlier
– UNISON Regional Head of Health Pam Jonson
People from every corner of Yorkshire and Humberside have signed up to say 'No' to the Bill which, as well as costing millions to implement at a time when the NHS has to save £20 billion, will open up the NHS to competition and increase the number of private patients hospitals can treat.
Unison members from across the region will attend a rally in London today, calling for the Government's Health and Social Care Bill to be dropped. The controversial plans involve scrapping the county's primary care trusts and giving control of NHS budgets to groups of GPs instead.