Home > NHA News (page 5)

NHA News

Hospital A&E and Maternity Closures

View Page Click to check out the complete map Accident & Emergency closures and downgrades since May 2010 Downgraded: 1. Hammersmith, west London September 2014 2. Central Middlesex Hospital, north London, September 2014 3. Chase Farm, north London December 2013 4. Wycombe Hospital, Buckinghamshire downgraded from an emergency medical centre which took some ambulance cases to a minor injuries unit, …

Read More »

5 reasons you can’t take Jeremy Hunt seriously

1. He confused a train's emergency cord with the loo flush - http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-hunt-toilet-blunder-pulls-6582267 2. He's trying to rebrand theTories as the NHS party- http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/brazen-jeremy-hunt-launches-cynical-6584868#ICID=sharebar_twitter 3. He's in denial that the new junior doctor contract is unsafe and unfair - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/oct/04/deal-over-junior-doctors-contracts-was-torn-up-reveals-ex-health-minister?CMP=share_btn_tw 4. He says GPs are being punished with underfunding as a 'penance' for the 2004 GP contract - http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/political/political-news/gps-set-for-transformed-services-for-care-home-residents/20030136.article 5. He thinks tax credits will make …

Read More »

#NHSfightback #ImInWorkJeremy #WeNeedToTalkAboutJeremy

Jeremy Hunt's claim that the NHS doesn't provide a seven-day service has sparked outrage from the medical profession with NHS staff taking to twitter, facebook and newspapers to vent their anger. They've launched a petition for a vote of no confidence in the Health Secretary (https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/104334) which has already attracted over 200,000 signatures, trending hashtags #ImInWorkJeremy and #WeNeedToTalkAboutJeremy and countless articles.  Here is a …

Read More »

General Election 2015 – Results Analysis

The National Health Action Party has taken 20,210 votes in 12 constituencies in the 2015 General Election. But what does that mean for the party, and how do they compare to other parties both currently and historically? The Picture in England The National Health Action Party was the 7th most popular party in England: Party UK Candidates UK Votes Votes …

Read More »

Media coverage of the NHA Party in election week

‘We will hold the Tories to account’ says Dr Louise Irvine (Get Surrey) Karen Howell claims NHA rocked the Tory and Labour leaderships during election campaign (Stoke Sentinel) National Health Action Party beats Liberal Democrats in three seats and vows to fight on (The BMJ) Dr Louise Irvine on BBC Radio Surrey on Lib Dem treasurer endorsing her NHS doctors …

Read More »

How NHA has been making the news this week

Dr Louise Irvine on the Daily Politics Show Dr Clive Peedell in BBC Oxford NHS debate Karen Howell talks to the BBC’s Hugh Pym on Today Programme Dr Helen Salisbury’s minute manifesto on BBC Oxford Carry On Don’t Lose Your Vote (Giselle Green, Open Democracy) Be Colour Blind and Vote for Democracy (Brian May on Louise Irvine, Farham News & …

Read More »

Suspension of Lib Dem in South West Surrey means voters have straight choice between Dr Louise Irvine and Jeremy Hunt

Statement from Dr Louise Irvine, National Health Action Party candidate for South West Surrey: "The suspension of Patrick Haveron means I am now the only candidate able to beat Jeremy Hunt. This election has become a straight choice for the voters of South West Surrey: more austerity, more NHS cuts and chaos. Or an MP who is honest, independent and responsive to …

Read More »

This week’s media coverage for the NHA Party and election candidates

David Cameron dodges debate with candidate campaigning for NHS (Clive Peedell, The Guardian) April 24, 2015 Vote NHA to save the NHS (Armando Ianucci, The Independent) April 24, 2015 Dr Clive Peedell on BBC Oxford  April 24, 2015 Which party would do least damage to the NHS? (NHA Party, Private Eye) April 23, 2015 The Mirror Tweetometer: the election candidates with the most …

Read More »