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Dr Louise Irvine interviewed by BBC London and LBC

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This week the NHS has been thrust back into the political spotlight after the Institute for Fiscal Studies released a report which claims spending on the NHS has to increase by 3.3% over the next fifteen years to match current performance. The report also claims that it would require a 4% increase if services were to improve. And that a …

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A View from the Frontline

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By Kane Shaw, Press and Media Officer to the National Health Action Party, and Dr Louise Irvine, Secretary to the National Health Action Party We need to challenge the dehumanisation of migrants and asylum seekers The fallout from the Windrush Scandal shows no sign of abating. Members of the National Health Action Party have previously put forward our views on …

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Dr Chris Day’s victory over Health Education England is a vindication of the rights of Junior Doctors across England, but his battle is far from over

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By Kane Shaw, NHA Press and Media Officer The NHA Party congratulates Dr Chris Day on his victory over Health Education England (HEE), who have been confirmed as the de facto employer of junior doctors in training and are therefore subject to whistleblowing law. Dr Day's tribunal against HEE can now proceed later this year. HEE's admission that it is …

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Welcome to the latest “Friday Surgery”

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Welcome to our latest edition of the Friday Surgery. For those of you who don’t know, the Friday Surgery is where you can find the most update summary of the NHA’s recent activities. As well as analysis, commentary and much more. Without further ado, let us begin! Congratulations to Naveen and the South Yorkshire Save our NHS Party The National …

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Health policy doesn’t operate in a vacuum – it is time Labour and the Conservatives realised that

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By Dr Louise Irvine, Secretary to the National Health Action Party Last week we saw the omnishambles that is Theresa May’s Government refuse entry to 100 Indian doctors planning to work in our National Health Service.  They had been offered posts that would fill much needed staffing gaps in the NHS. Labour responded by calling for healthcare professionals to be …

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It is high time the government shut down the UK’s tax havens

How much tax is paid by major US companies in the UK?

By Dr Louise Irvine, NHA Party Secretary This week, the Conservative-led government finally backed down on its sordid attempts to prevent the UK’s tax havens from having to publish the names of tax dodgers. And that’s big news. The UK’s Overseas Territories, such as the British Virgin and Cayman Islands, sit at the heart of a global ring of shadowy tax jurisdictions …

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