EDEN approves BPV motions

Meeting on 20 April Brent CCG Equality Diversity and Engagement (EDEN) Committee approved with no opposition two motions from BPV members, one supported by the BPV Interim Position Statement on the discontinuance of the Wave 2 procurement processes. Professor Ursula Gallagher, CCG Governing Body Nursing Member, who is about to leave the CCG said that the CCG approves the spirit and principle of our motion…

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Brent CCG U-Turn?

Brent Clinical Commissioners  decided at the end of March to discontinue their current procurement exercise for community-based MSK and gynaecology services – read the Brent CCG letter here. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? BPV  issued a statement, proposing a positive step to move forward on behalf of patients. The CCG  agreed to consider our proposal.

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Would you believe it?

Why we need to become more active. Would you believe that at a hustings event in Queens Park for the Hampstead and Kilburn Constituency (which covers part of Brent) on 9 April none of the 4 candidates present knew about the 2012 NHS NW London plan for reorganising hospitals and closing 4 A&E Departments called Shaping a Healthier Future? They did not know that Central…

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