Meeting on April 17th 2019

Loneliness and Isolation

What can be done about it?

Sue Hessel

Sue is a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor who has worked with individuals and couples for nearly 40 years.

She also runs a local carers’ coffee morning.

There will be group discussions to seek solutions.

WEDNESDAY April 17th 2019 at 1.30pmat

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.  Doors open from  1pm.

Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby.

Meeting on March 20th 1919

‘Trade Unions: their role for older people’

The Save Our Post Office Campaign

Natasha Burgess

Communications Workers Union (CWU) Political Advisor

George Ryan

CWU Retired Members Officer

Time and date:       WEDNESDAY March 20th 2019 at 1.30pm

Venue:              Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.  Doors open from 12.45 pm.

Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby.

Extra notices: PLEASE attend if you can and let your friends and neighbours know

AGM Haringey Over 50’s Forum Mon. 2pm March 11th, Winkfield Rd Resource Centre, N22 5RP.    Speakers Cllr. Sarah James & Paul Allen, Integrated Care & Frailty NHS Haringey. [email protected]

Monday March 11th Public Meeting 7pm at Islington Town Hall (on 43 bus route), chaired by Richard Watts Islington Council Leader, speakers Prof Sue Richards, Gordon Peters and others on concerns about what is happening to social care nationally and the prospects now locally.

Launch of exhibition ‘How Come we Didn’t Know?’ Wed March 13th 6.30—8pm, Jubilee Room, House of Commons. Chaired by Eleanor Smith MP Speakers:  John McDonnell MP Shadow Chancellor, Tony O’Sullivan, Co-Chair of KONP,  Prof. Allyson Pollock co-author of NHS Bill 2018. [email protected]  Marion asks for people to let her know; allow time to get through security.

Campaign to save the over 75 TV licence

Meeting February 20th 2019

‘Holidays and travel –

practicalities and opportunities’

Get independent advice from Debbie Marshall, Silver Travel Advisor

Annual General Meeting 2019

Review what we did in 2018 and decide your officers for 2019

Please come forward! Get more involved in organising meetings and supporting our campaigns.

WEDNESDAY February 20th 2019 at 1.30pm

at Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.  Doors open from 1 pm.

Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby.

Find the newsletter for January below

Events January & February 2019

Event 1Thursday 24th January 2019 from 7.30 pm at Alevi Cultural Centre, 19 Clarendon Road, London, N8 0DD

Tickets: Free Please register through Eventbrite: (Anyone not on line should ask HPAG committee for help.)

Speakers: • Catherine West, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green (chair) • Miriam Bindman, disability rights activist (DPAC) • Chris Baugh, Assistant General Secretary, PCS union • Cllr Kaushika Amin, Haringey Council Cabinet Member for Civic Services (including rollout of support for Universal Credit) • Linda Grant – employment and poverty researcher, Sheffield Heeley CLP executive member. 

Event 2)   Paper copies of the Long Term Plan launched by NHS England  can be obtained. HPAG already has 2 copies. It appears to promise improvements. BUT the NHS PLAN is not good news. It would mean more cuts, rationing and privatisation.

RALLY OUTSIDE NHS ENGLAND BOARD MEETING Skipton House, 80 London Road Elephant and Castle London SE1 6LH.on Thursday 31 January. 10:00am to 1:00pm

Please come and join fellow KONP supporters in protesting the government’s NHS long term plan. Keep Our NHS Public

Event 3) Dignity Action Day February 1st

Leafletting by HPAG on Monday February 4th will publicise Dignity Action Day, our group and the broken state of Social Care. Venue to be announced. Helpers welcome. A leaflet that has been designed as a result of the conference ‘Reclaim Social Care’ organised by Health Campaigns Together (HCT) can be downloaded here.