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Hyprocisy of Clegg – says NHA suicide awareness campaign organiser

Statement from the National Health Action Party's​ candidate for East Worthing and Shoreham,​ Dr Carl Walker, co-author of 'Work and the Mental Health Crisis in Britain', chair of the European Community Psychology Association task force on austerity and mental health, and public suicide awareness campaign organiser​:​ "Nick Clegg has no legitimacy to call for an overhaul ​​of how the NHS tackles suicides. Having …

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Events coming up this week

West Oxford and Abingdon Campaign Meeting January 20 @ 19:15 - 20:15 We will meet 7.15- 8.15 in St Margaret’s Parish Institute on Polstead Rd OX2 6TN to discuss next steps in the campaign, leafletting, stalls, posters and press. All welcome Find out more » Sussex NHA local group meeting January 20 @ 19:30 - 21:30 Alexandra Pub, 28 Lyndhurst …

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NHA in the news this week

A GP’s cry of distress (Dr Paul Hobday, The Spectator letters) January 16, 2015 NHA in the News http://www.spectator.co.uk/the-week/letters/9414492/spectator-letters-a-gps-cry-of-distress-and-a-defence-of-stephen-hawking/ Read More » In Oxford West & Abingdon there is a winnable seat and an excellent NHA candidate (Dr Helen Salisbury, Guardian letters) January 15, 2015 NHA in the News http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/09/main-parties-no-longer-trusted-with-nhs Read More » Dr Helen Salisbury on BBC Oxford TV …

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NHA Party’s Action Plan for A&E

Statement from Dr Bob Gill of the National Health Action Party on latest A&E figures and NHA Party’s A&E Action Plan:‎ “Although this past week there’s been a fall in the number of people turning up at A&E and hence a slight drop in waiting times breaches, these figures are still unacceptable. Behind these statistics are real people left on …

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NHA Party calling for fact-finding inquiry into Hinchingbrooke and return of hospital to NHS

The National Health Action Party is calling for a full fact-finding inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the withdrawal of private company Circle fr​om the running of Hinchingbooke Hospital - and for the hospital to be brought back under NHS management. Speaking ahead of today's public meeting in Huntingdon, co-leader of the NHA Party, Dr Clive Peedell said: "Tory and Labour …

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It’s time to phase out the Cancer Drugs Fund and invest in NICE

The National Health Action Party is calling for NHS England and the Department of Health to phase out the Cancer Drugs Fund and invest in the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to speed up its appraisal processes for new health technologies and drugs. On Monday an NHS England review is expected to cut back on the Fund and remove …

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A huge week in the news for NHA Party

We've had a bit of a storming week in the news. Sadly the amount of coverage we receive is a reflection of the increasingly damaging impact of this government on the NHS - but also a reflection of our growing influence.   Private company says it can no longer run NHS hospital (Dr Louise Irvine, The British Medical Journal) The …

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Circle withdrawal from Hinchingbrooke Hospital and CQC pasting show up folly of NHS privatisation

Statement from Dr Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party  "The withdrawal of Circle just 3 years into its controversial 10-year contract to run Hinchingbrooke Hospital is exactly what we warned and predicted would happen and illustrates the folly of private sector involvement in our NHS. When the going gets tough, the private sector gets going - dumping patients and leaving …

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