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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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The Dis-Integration of Cancer Care

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By Dr Helen Salisbury, Spokesperson for the National Health Action Party and GP. *This is a cross post originally featured in the British Medical Journal We are lucky enough in our city [Oxford] to have a world class cancer treatment centre. But word is out that the contract for doing combined positron emission tomography and computed tomography scans for the region …

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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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The new private NHS app leads to cherry-picking and may not be safe

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This is a cross post. This article was originally featured in Left Foot Forward Health Secretary Matt Hancock is currently promoting a privately-owned app which is undermining general practice within the NHS. The app, GP at Hand, boasts of allowing users to obtain same day, or next day, face-to-face appointments with GPs. It also claims users can have a video consultation with a GP within …

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