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NHS privatisation exposed

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Following our Freedom of Information request campaign launched in January this year, The Independent has published an exclusive report on the substantial private healthcare income of several NHS hospitals. In particular, the Royal Marsden stated that over the last 5 years the number of private patients using their facilities has increased by 31%, and private healthcare now represents nearly a third of the trust's income. Furthermore, the …

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Announcing the NHA AGM & Conference 2017

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Saturday 18th November 2017 Old Library, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BX AGM 11:30-13:00 Lunch 13:00-13:45 Conference 13:45-16:00 The National Health Action Party would like to invite all our members and supporters to our 2017 conference. Theme: Progressive alliances and collaborative campaigning Speakers: Louise Irvine (NHA candidate against Jeremy Hunt, 2015 + 2017) Steve Williams (Progressive Alliance Campaign) Jacky Davis (author of NHS SOS) …

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Time to fight back on the STPs

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There's been some encouraging news regarding STPs, the 44 local 'partnerships' being created to centralise and downsize NHS provision. Each STP has a tight budget enforced by NHS England, meaning service closures are inevitable. Clinical Commissioning Groups have so far been told to do whatever their STP tells them, else there will be no new funding. But now City & Hackney …

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Controversial Devon doctor, John Dean, to stand for National Health Action Party in Central Devon

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We are pleased to announce our candidate for Central Devon, consultant cardiologist Dr John Dean. Controversial Devon doctor to stand for National Health Action Party in Central Devon  Devon is one of three areas of England to have been designated an NHS 'success regime', which means they are considered to be failing completely and will be subject to stringent cuts …

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Redditch hospital campaigner, Neal Stote, to stand for NHA in General Election

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Redditch hospital campaigner, Neal Stote, to stand for NHA in General Election We may be a small party but our candidates are all knowledgeable about the NHS and passionate about public service - qualities lacking in many MPs from the main parties. Neal Stote fits the bill perfectly, his fight for the 'Alex' - the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch - has earned him …

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Mental health expert Dr Carl Walker prospective parliamentary candidate East Worthing & Shoreham

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National Health Action Party press release 8 May 2017 Dr Carl Walker prospective parliamentary candidate East Worthing & Shoreham Dr Walker is the principal lecturer in psychology at the University of Brighton and researches in community mental health. He was chair of the European Community Psychology Association Task Force on Austerity and Mental Health. He previously stood for the NHA …

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