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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 »

Stop the privatisation of NHS policy-making

Dr Clive Peedell reaction to the news (reported in Guardian, Sat 30th August) of NHS bosses having secret meetings with members of the private healthcare industry ( Story here: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/30/nhs-bosses-summits-contracts-unitedhealth-insurer)   “The report of these clandestine meetings between private health companies, management consultants and NHS bosses come as no surprise. The continued marketisation and privatisation of the NHS has created a revolving ... Read More »

Dr Clive Peedell on proton beam therapy and the Ashya King case

NHA party co-leader Dr Clive Peedell is a consultant clinical oncologist at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and is familiar with proton beam therapy. Dr Peedell says: “There’s only one proton beam therapy facility in this country, in Liverpool, but it is limited to the treatment of rare eye tumours, because it does not have capability to treat deeper ... Read More »

Are you coming to the NHA Party conference on Sunday September 7th?

There’s still time to register for the NHA Party Conference and AGM on Sunday September 7th, 2-6pm. The conference and AGM are taking place at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL All NHA members and subscribers are welcome. At the AGM there’ll be reports on the past year and full members will be able to vote on any changes ... Read More »

Marathon man leader of National Health Action Party to run final 66km stage of NHS march

The National Health Action Party is supporting the People’s March for the NHS. NHA co-leader, Dr Clive Peedell, will be joining the marchers  on Saturday September 6th for the last leg of their journey from Jarrow to London and will be running the final 66km to Parliament.   Dr Peedell, a cancer specialist at Middlesbrough’s ​James Cook University Hospital​, has already announced he’ll be standing ... Read More »