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Progressive Alliance: The Green Party Stands Aside for National Health Action Party Candidate Dr Veronika Wagner in Portsmouth City Council Elections

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Portsmouth Green Party has recently announced its endorsement of National Health Action Party candidate Dr Veronika Wagner for Cosham Ward in the 2019 Local Elections. The endorsement – originally announced on the Portsmouth Green Party’s Facebook page cites Dr Wagner’s ongoing fight to prevent the privatisation of services at Queen Alexandra Hospital and her 21-year career in the NHS as …

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Vote for the NHS, Vote Veronika Wagner: Portsmouth City Council Elections

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Veronika Wagner is the National Health Action Party's candidate in the upcoming Portsmouth City Council elections. Veronika is running in the ward of Cosham. A ward currently held by the Conservatives. Portsmouth like many other cities across the UK has borne the brunt of austerity with many services having been shut down as a result of cuts.  Veronika has over 19 years’ worth of …

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Put It To The People March – 23rd March 2019

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Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 10:00-18:00 Parliament Square, London Hosted by Our Future Our Choice (OFOC) RSVP via the Facebook event page From OFOC: Brexit is already causing deep damage to Britain. It's threatening our futures. It's damaging our NHS. It's time to take to the streets - join us on 23rd March to demand politicians put it back to the people! …

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Mark Thomas – Check Up: Our NHS@70

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Long time activist, staunch advocate of the NHS and award winning comedian Mark Thomas is touring the UK and making the case for what we need to do to save the NHS. The show, which is called 'Check UP: Our NHS@70', is based upon Mark's experience of spending a month in residency at the Imperial Group of Hospitals based in …

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Here’s how you can help scrap ICPs

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NHS England is currently holding a consultation on the rollout of a new system of health and social care provision known as Integrated Care Provider (ICP) contracts. Originally named Accountable Care Organisations (ACO), the government was forced into a rebranding exercise after the late Professor Stephen Hawking, and a team of academics, took them – and NHS England - to …

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Tell NHS England to scrap the draft ICP contract

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The Integrated Care Provider (ICP) contract is supposed to “integrate” health and social care in England.  The original name for ICPs was Accountable Care Organisations (ACO), based on organisations in the United States. The aim is supposedly to deal with issues caused by the Health & Social Care Act 2012, which forced competitive contracting onto the English NHS, thus wasting huge …

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Join the demonstration for the NHS 70th Birthday on 30th June

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NHS at 70: Free, for all, forever Our NHS is a loved and cherished part of every community. Come out and celebrate with us on 30th June. Bring your family, your friends, your loved ones and anyone who cares about the future of healthcare in this country. The NHS belongs to us. Access to healthcare is a human right. Our post-war …

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Support Naveen Judah for Sheffield City Region Mayor!

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NHA Party treasurer Naveen Judah will be standing in the Sheffield City Regional Mayoral Election on Thursday 3 May 2018. With the NHA Party's support, South Yorkshire Save Our NHS have raised the £8,000 needed for Naveen to stand. A Rotherham resident, Naveen wants to fight back against the rationing, privatisation and service closures being rolled out in the region. He …

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JR4NHS need your help to stop the ACOs!

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We've had some great news regarding the legal challenge against ACOs. JR4NHS have secured the concession from NHS England that there must be a national public consultation on ACOs, and no ACO contract will be signed until the consultation has taken place. This is great news as ACO plans are essentially a way of turning local NHS boards into insurance …

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#PublicDuty Twitterstorm 2018

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In January 2015, the National Health Action Party organised a mass-whistleblowing inspired by a tweet from then-leader Dr Clive Peedell. NHS campaigners and staff united to send 30,000 tweets exposing the Tories, with the hashtag #PublicDuty trending UK-wide on Twitter that day. In March 2016 we repeated the feat, reaching an estimated 350,000 people. And a third Twitterstorm before the …

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