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The Friday Surgery

Overuse of NHS services by patients is frequently held up as the reason for the inability of GPs and A&Es to cope. It has prompted a new Friday Surgery blog. This Friday Surgery has a locum contributor who is an anaesthetics junior doctor. His name is Tar and he has serious concerns about the dangers of potential misrepresentation of this …

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Tell the Lords the NHS must be returned to public service

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Make your voice heard before the Lords Committee publishes its conclusions. This is urgent and important. There is now serious discussion, yet again, of creating a Royal (or other) commission with cross-party support. You can read why we are opposed to any such move here. The last 30 years of incremental changes to the NHS shows that there already is a …

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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

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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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