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The NHS needs an urgent prescription to save lives says Dr Alex Ashman, co-leader of the National Health Action Party

National Health Action Party press release 8 January 2017 Dr Alex Ashman, newly elected co-leader of the NHA, statement on the Red Cross’ humanitarian intervention “There are calls for funding for the NHS from every direction right now, as a result of the Red Cross interventions and the deaths in Worcestershire. But they are met with questions as to how …

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Lords’ Committee on Long term Sustainability of the NHS publishes NHA Party written evidence championing public ownership and provision

National Health Action Party press release 19th October 2016 The National Health Action Party submitted evidence to the Lords' Committee into the long-term sustainability of the NHS. The Lords' committee which is reviewing the long-term financial sustainability of the NHS has been hearing oral evidence since June first in private sessions and since 12 July they have held four public sessions. The committee …

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I’ll aim for a judicial review to save Deer Park Surgery, says NHA candidate Dr Helen Salisbury

National Health Action Party Press Release 18th October 2016 This morning the NHA opened preliminary talks with a high profile law firm to explore taking the Deer Park Surgery closure to judicial review. Dr Helen Salisbury, the NHA's candidate in the Witney by-election, said "I have listened to the main party candidates on the hustings and on the BBC's Sunday …

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Witney by election

Candidate listings http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/witney-by-election-when-is-it-and-who-will-replace-david-cameron/ Hustings - Helen is on the right in the photo http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/14800807.Second_Witney_by_election_hustings_is_taking_place_tonight/  

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Witney by election hustings – if you want to hear the truth about the NHS, invite the NHA

Tonight, Monday 10 October, in Witney there will be a hustings for the by-election to be held next Thursday, 20 October, for the seat recently vacated by David Cameron. But Dr Helen Salisbury, the National Health Action Party's candidate, has not been invited to be on the platform. West Oxfordshire has its share of threatened and actual cuts and closures …

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Denying maternity care on grounds of ineligibility is not the ‘thin end of the wedge’. It is the whole wedge being hammered in and splintering the principles of the NHS to pieces.

Press release from the National Health Action Party 11 October 2016 Jessica Ormerod, maternity spokesperson for the National Health Action Party says, "The Home Office is keen to support a pilot scheme at St George’s University Hospital’s Foundation Trust which aims to make all women prove their eligibility to maternity care. This news is not an unexpected step in the …

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The Royal Courts of Justice ruling on the junior doctor contract is a victory for no-one

The ruling on Wednesday from the Royal Courts of Justice on the junior doctor contract was a victory for no-one. But it highlighted how damaging it is to remove accountability for the NHS from the Secretary of State for Health. Jeremy Hunt was part of the contract negotiations, although Wednesday’s ruling is explicit about him only having jurisdiction over the …

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NHA Party responds to the proposed Sustainability and Transformation plans in South West London

Yesterday in parliament, there was a debate on the NHS' Sustainability and Transformation Plans. The cuts to services in South West London were discussed. Our parliamentary candidate, Dave Ash, stood in the general election on a platform saying that these cuts had already been marked out for the area. A National Health Action Party spokesman said, The Sustainability and Transformation …

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