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Mental health care for mums must be addressed urgently

Statement from NHA Party’s maternity spokesperson Jessica Ormerod on report showing that gaps in mental health care for new mothers is costing the UK £8bn a year: http://t.co/f4C50LyX3v “This study raises an important issue which all too often gets ignored or unnoticed. Emotional support is as essential as the physical care given by midwives and doctors. While the financial cost ... Read More »

Dr Louise Irvine – one of top 1000 most influential Londoners

Dr Louise Irvine has been ranked by the Evening Standard among the top 1000 most influential Londoners for her work as a campaigner, both for the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign and for the National Health Action Party. At an event last night at the Francis Crick Institute in Kings Cross which will open next year, Dr Irvine was delighted to ... Read More »

This week’s must read articles

“NHS reforms our worst mistake”? Coming from Tories this is too little too late: https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/kailash-chand/%E2%80%9Cnhs-reforms-our-worst-mistake-coming-from-tories-this-is-too-little-too-late The strike is a symptom of an NHS in intensive care: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/13/strike-symptom-nhs-intensive-care-tories-reorganisation?CMP=twt_gu My view on the NHS: We don’t need to change the whole organisation to improve the system: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/my-view-on-the-nhs-we-dont-need-to-change-the-whole-organisation-to-improve-the-system-9801408.html Freud Revelation Exposes Weakness in David Cameron’s Technique:  http://m.huffpost.com/uk/entry/5994144?utm_hp_ref=tw Two rootless, soulless parties have cleared ... Read More »

It’s Jeremy’s Hunt’s policies that are costing the NHS billions

Statement from NHA ​co-leader Dr Clive Peedell, reacting to Jeremy Hunt’s claim that  basic mistakes in hospitals in England cost the NHS up to £2.5bn a year​ (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29639383​)​ “Once again Jeremy Hunt decides to attack the NHS on the basis that poor and negligent care is costing the NHS up to £2bn per year. Yet all the evidence shows that poorer ... Read More »