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Jeremy Hunt is determined to alienate the entire NHS staff by announcing charges to migrants for emergency care

Statement from Dr Clive Peedell, co-leader of NHA Party on charging migrants for emergency care “This policy announcement comes on top of the already heightened tensions between the Department of Health and the medical profession amidst the growing crisis over the Junior Doctor Contract. It seems that Jeremy Hunt is determined to alienate the entire NHS staff by re-introducing this …

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Stopping hospitals sending patients back to GPs for re-referrals will not resolve the GP workload, funding and recruitment crisis

Statement from National Health Action Party's Dr Louise Irvine, a GP in Lewisham, London on - plans to stop GPs having to rearrange missed hospital appointments for patients: "Stopping hospitals sending patients back to GPs for re-referrals is welcome but will make very little impact on the massive workload, funding and recruitment crisis facing GPs – problems that his Government …

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Access to good diagnostics should be key to cancer survival, not postcodes and poverty

In response to today’s news (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34653560)  of the wide regional variation in survival rates from all forms of cancer, Consultant Cancer Specialist and leader of the National Health Action Party, Dr Clive Peedell said: "Delays in cancer diagnosis have plagued the NHS for many years. The reasons are complex, but there is no doubt that the major stumbling blocks are …

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