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How NHA has been making national and local news this week

Dr John Lamport on BBC Radio Nottingham reacting to latest A&E figures and why he’s standing for NHA Party February 20, 2015 NHA in the News http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02htgb9 In at 1:07:15   Read More » ‘Black alert’ at hospital to remain in place all weekend (Rik Evans, Western Morning News) February 20, 2015 NHA in the News http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Black-alert-hospital-remain-place-weekend/story-26058543-detail/story.html#ixzz3SKR1STAg Read More » …

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NHA Party events coming up in February – please join us

Leafleting with NHA Witney in Carterton February 21 @ 09:00 - 16:00 Camberwell and Peckham local group leafleting in Nunhead February 21 @ 10:00 - 17:00 NHA Nottingham Meeting at Wetherspoons February 21 @ 15:00 Leafleting North Ward Oxford February 22 @ 14:00 - 16:00 Camberwell & Peckham group leafleting King’s College Hospital February 24 @ 11:00 - 14:00 Camberwell and Peckham group leafleting at rail stations February …

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Government trying to push sick people back to work

People off sick for more than four weeks could face a fitness-to-work test undertaken by a private company. The Welfare Minister Lord Freud said the scheme would help to cut the cost of sick pay and benefits Story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2959460/Fitness-tests-combat-culture-sicknotes-Britons-four-weeks-face-assessment-fit-work.html#ixzz3SeTA8odj Reaction from Dr Louise Irvine: "The very fact that the Welfare Minister is saying the scheme should help cut the cost …

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How NHA has been making the news this week

NHA and Greens Are Real Alternatives in this election (Armando Ianucci, BBC Question Time) New book tells stories from NHS (Dr Carl Walker, Shoreham Herald) Fear of immigration being used to garner support (Rik Evans, West Briton News) Dr Louise Irvine invites Jeremy Hunt to election debate in SW Surrey (Haslemere Herald) NHS “scaremongerers”? (NHA Party, Dr Clive Peedell, Dr …

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NHS FOR SALE – new book out this week

NHS FOR SALE - Myths ,Lies and Deception  by Jacky Davis, John Lister and David Wrigley Order a copy here: http://www.merlinpress.co.uk/acatalog/NHS-FOR-SALE.html 'Essential reading in the battle to save the NHS before private companies bleed it dry.' Ken Loach 'This is the most important recent book about the future of the NHS. It examines the havoc created by Andrew Lansley's costly and damaging …

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So many NHA events this weekend and in the coming week

Click on the event for details   Sussex NHA Valentine’s Coffee Morning February 14 @ 10:00 - 12:00 Leafleting with Dr Paul Hobday on Valentine’s Day! February 14 @ 10:00 - 12:00 Valentine’s at King’s College Hospital February 14 @ 10:30 - 13:00 We #LoveNHS at Witney Hospital February 14 @ 11:00 - 12:00 Leafleting NHA (North London) and Camden KONP February 14 @ 12:00 - 13:00 Leafleting North Hinksey and …

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How independent will NHS ‘whistleblower guardians’ be? We need a new Health Service Ombudsman

Reaction to Francis Review and Jeremy Hunt announcement on NHS 'whistleblower guardians' ​Karen Howell, founder of the Support Stafford  Hospital campaign and the NHA prospective parliamentary candidate for Stafford said: ​"The  Support Stafford Hospital campaign has become the de facto place for staff, patients and relatives to come to with their safety concerns. Patients and relatives come to us because …

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We must listen to NHS staff and patients to improve the NHS

The National Health Action Party  has long been calling for a strengthening of support for whistle-blowers,  but a complete reform of the NHS Complaints process is essential and urgent, says the NHA co-leader,  Dr Richard Taylor who is calling for a People's Champion for Health. The former MP for Wyre Forest and ex-member of the Health Select Committee says the current system is …

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Avoidable NHS hospital deaths – Jeremy Hunt’s airline analogy is ridiculous

Statement from Dr Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party on Jeremy Hunt and avoidable deaths in NHS hospitals (story here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/nhs/11398206/Hunt-Sweeping-reforms-to-end-NHS-cover-up-culture.html) "This comparison with the airline industry is ridiculous. We don't expect pilots to fly two planes at once, or fly without enough air crew or fuel. Or try to cram more people into fewer seats while those already …

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NHA and NHS events coming up this month

Stafford NHA local group monthly meeting February 6 @ 18:00 - 20:00 |Recurring Event (See all) Baswich Community Hall, Baswich Lane, Stafford, ST17 0BY United Kingdom Regular meeting for the first Friday of each month at Baswich Community Hall We Love the NHS Valentine Pub Quiz at the Morden Brook, SM4 4SS February 10 @ 20:00 - 22:00 Morden Brook, …

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