News and Comment

Cameron’s embarrassment over failure of scheme for 7 day a week GP opening

The Prime Minister should be highly embarrassed that a flagship scheme he announced at last year’s Tory Party Conference has yet to get properly off the ground, says NHA’s Dr Louise Irvine. Pulse Magazine reports that the Prime Minister’s seven-day GP access schemes are yet to start. In an article today, it says: “The Government’s £50m flagship scheme to open surgeries ... Read More »

How the press have been reporting news of NHA candidates standing in the general election

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt faces seat challenge from one of country’s top doctors – Mirror Online: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/health-secretary-jeremy-hunt-faces-4172993 Louise Irvine on BBC London news: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04g0sjq/bbc-london-news-07092014 Jeremy Hunt facing election battle with GP Louise Irvine:  http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/jeremy-hunt-facing-election-battle-7728097 Nurse to stand against IDS: http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/chingford/11458748.Nurse_to_stand_against_IDS/ Meet the pain management nurse who is set to unseat Iain Duncan Smith: http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2014/09/10/meet-the-pain-management-nurse-who-is-set-to-unseat-iain-duncan-smith/ Welling GP to stand for parliament in ... Read More »

A dozen candidates to use NHS to target Coalition MPs at general election including Cameron, Clegg, Hunt and IDS

The National Health Action Party has announced its first batch of candidates for the 2015 General Election with GPs, a cancer specialist, a nurse, ​ a mental health expert, a disability champion and prominent NHS hospital campaigners challenging a dozen seats including those of David Cameron, Jeremy Hunt, Iain Duncan Smith and Nick Clegg. At the Party’s annual conference at Conway Hall on Sunday, NHA co-leader Dr Clive Peedell said they could have ... Read More »

Come along to the NHA Party Conference, Sunday Sept 7th 2-6pm London

We’d love to see you at our NHA Party Conference and AGM on Sunday September 7th, 2-6pm as we announce our general election candidates for 2015. The conference and AGM are taking place at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL All NHA members and official supporters are welcome. You can join the NHA Party here: http://nhap.org/join/ Official registration has now closed but you ... Read More »

National Health Action Party announcing general election candidates at party conference on Sunday September 7th

The National Health Action Party is holding its Party Conference on Sunday September 7th and will be announcing candidates for the General Election. Time: 2-6pm Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL Approximate timings: 2pm – Doors open 2.30pm – Welcome from co-leader Dr Clive Peedell; AGM with reports on progress over the past year; executive elections 3.15pm – Guest ... Read More »