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The National Health Action party supports Lord Owen’s NHS “re-instatement” bill

The National Health Action party welcomes and supports Lord Owen’s NHS re-instatement Bill and have decided to campaign for it to be enacted. It will form part of our election manifesto. At the heart of Lord Owen's Bill is the proposal to restore the legal basis for a universal, free at point-of-use and comprehensive NHS, for which the Secretary of State …

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Press Release: National Health Action party supports the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign

Jan 21st: For immediate release National Health Action Party supports the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign After considering the published evidence and witnessing the professional and public outcry over the Trust Special Administrator’s decision to close Lewisham Hospital’s A+E department and maternity unit, the National Health Action party has decided to support the Save Lewisham Hopsital campaign Co-leaders Dr Richard Taylor …

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Rethink on A&E closures needed, not acceleration

Rethink on A&E closures needed, not acceleration A new review of emergency health services, to be carried through by the NHS Commissioning Board, threatens to trigger a new round of “reconfiguration” and controversial closures of A&E departments. The review is to be led by the NCB’s Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh: but while its brief is described in bland terms …

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11th December press briefing 11am-1pm

Essential Briefing for Media and the Public   NHS Reconfigurations:  Time for a Moratorium Unsound, unsafe and unjustified    Invitation to National Health Action Party’s Press Event 11th December, 11am- 1pm   George Fox Room, Friends House, 173 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2BJ   The Facts Behind Bed Closures, Privatisation and Commercialisation of Healthcare in London   Across the country, …

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Press Release – 15 November 2012

Medics Act to Save the NHS: National Health Action Party Launch, Thursday 15 November A new political party  - National Health Action (NHA)  -  will be launched at Westminster.  Its aim is to protect the NHS, which is currently being dismantled by the government’s unpopular health reforms. We will announce the ‘top five’ high profile seats we intend to target …

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Press Release – 12 November 2012

Come and support the official launch of the National Health Action party in Westminster on Thursday 15th November Please gather at Old Palace Yard, Palace of Westminster, London, SW1P 3JY  at 9.15am. Press Camera Call is at 9.45am. The actual press conference will be at 10.30-11am in the Maurice Barnett Room, 1st Floor, Westminster Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH. A gathering of …

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Press Release – 9 October 2012

Saving the NHS: New Political Party Goes Live As Conservative health secretary Jeremy Hunt prepares to give his conference speech today (9th October), we should reflect that for generations the National Health Service (NHS) has cared for everyone according to need. When NHS patients and staff took centre stage at the London Olympics opening ceremony it highlighted its treasured place …

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