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Jeremy Hunt trying to twist the truth over Lewisham closure

The chair of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign has hit out against the Health Secretary for misleading the Commons yesterday over ​his role in ​the proposed closure of Lewisham A&E​. Dr Louise Irvine, who's standing for the National Health Action Party against Jeremy Hunt in South West Surrey at the general election, was reacting to Mr Hunt's claim, in ​ a Commons​  answer to Labour MP Clive Efford,  that …

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Abysmal government failure to avert A&E crisis

Statement on A&E figures from Dr Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party, who's standing against Jeremy Hunt in South West Surrey at the general election "The worst ever A&E waiting figures, hospitals around the country declaring 'major incidents' and having to cancel operations and turn away patients. This is our NHS brought to its knees by this government's …

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Farage fabricating problem over doctors not speaking ‘proper’ English

‎Statement from Dr Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party reacting to Nigel Farage's comments on banning doctors who don't speak 'proper English': ‎ "Nigel Farage is fabricating a problem over doctors not speaking 'proper' English. This is a non-issue. He provides no evidence that doctors' inability to speak English is a problem in the NHS. "Furthermore, in calling …

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Cameron has torpedoed his own mantra linking strong economy and strong NHS

Statement from Dr Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party, prospective parliamentary candidate for South West Surrey, constituency of Jeremy Hunt "It's becoming a joke how every time Cameron, Osborne, Hunt or any cabinet minister is interviewed, you'll hear them repeat their mantra like robots - "You need a strong economy for a strong NHS." Clearly they're going for …

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NHA Party in the news this week

Dr Louise Irvine on Russia Today on the problem of binge drinking GP to put a finger on pulse as General Election hopeful in Oxford West and Abingdon seat (Dr Helen Salisbury, Oxford Times) Dr Louise Irvine on BBC Radio Four’s A&E debate

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An important New Year request

We'd really appreciate your help in letting people know that we have candidates standing in the general election. We've already been having a big impact in both the mainstream media and on social media. But we need to go much further and much faster. You can help us by copying and pasting the letter below and sending it to all your …

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“NHA in the news” over the past week

Karen ​Howell, NHA’s candidate for Stafford, on BBC Midlands Today Dr Louise Irvine on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight Privatisation of NHS must end (NHA, Leicester Mercury) What doctors know – in England and in America (Dr Paul Hobday, Open Democracy) Dr Louise Irvine on A&E waiting times and trolley waits (BBC Five Live) What Is Really Causing the …

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“Making a Drama Out of a Crisis: The Stealing of our NHS” featuring NHA’s Dr Carl Walker

Don't miss a great evening of NHS-inspired drama and comedy in Brighton on January 14th Making a Drama Out of a Crisis: the stealing of our NHS" featuring NHA's Dr Carl Walker Come along on Wednesday January 14th from 7-9pm to an interactive evening of NHS-inspired performance and live art.  Varndean College Drama will be performing scenes from Out-of-Joint’s acclaimed …

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​The National Health Action Party’s Xmas message

From co-leaders Dr Richard Taylor and Dr Clive Peedell As we all look forward to the festive season and the new year, things are not looking so good for the NHS or the country as a whole. The Coalition has ruthlessly and foolishly stuck to its austerity agenda, which has only served to increase our debt burden, decimate public services, …

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Catch up with how NHA Party has been making the news this week

English A&Es reach breaking point after worst-ever week (Dr Louise Irvine, The Independent) Stafford hospital: politicians say Stoke transfer plans are "putting lives at risk" (Karen Howell, Staffordshire Newsletter) Nottingham’s hospitals lose adult dermatology services after private firm awarded contract (Clive Peedell, The Nottingham Post) NHS services cut in Nottingham after doctors quit rather than work for private firm (Dr …

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