Last minute invitation: Lords launch of film on future of NHS

By March 21, 2016Events archive

Patient AssociationThe Patients’ Association has made a last-minute invitation for members to attend the launch of a new film on the future of the NHS at the House of Lords on March 22.

The event starts at 5pm and is being hosted by Natascha Engel MP, Deputy Speaker.

The film shows clear evidence of the poor treatment, communication failures and clinical errors increasingly faced by patients and their families.

Those appearing in the production include:

  • Sir Robert Francis QC (author of the report on the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust)
  • Jo Brand
  • Dr Phil Hammond
  • Dame Esther Rantzen DBE
  • Angela Rippon OBE
  • and families adversely affected by the growing crisis in the NHS and Social Care sector.

The film shows clear evidence of the poor treatment, communication failures and clinical errors increasingly faced by patients and their families.

During this event The Patients’ Association will provide evidence of the growing scale of the problems faced by the NHS and social care sectors, and discuss new initiatives we are undertaking to address them.

The Patients’ Association will also be launching a new proposal to confront the financial pressures affecting all parts of the NHS and social care in the UK.

When and where

Inter Parliamentary Union Room, Westminster Hall, 5pm Tuesday 22nd March (up the steps in the middle of Westminster Hall)

RSVP to:  Deborah McDonald (deborah@patients-association.com) or call Patients Association on 0208 423 9111.

 

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