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How NHA has been making the news this week

  This Doctor Beat Cancer As A Teenager And Now He’s Fighting Against NHS Privatisation (Dr John Lamport, BuzzFeed News) March 13, 2015 NHA in the News http://www.buzzfeed.com/jamieross/nha-party‎ Read More » General election 2015 and the future of the NHS (Dr Clive Peedell, Dr Louise Irvine, Pharmaphorum) March 13, 2015 NHA in the News http://www.pharmaphorum.com/articles/general-election-2015-and-the-future-of-the-nhs‎ Read More » Election 2015: …

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NHA events coming up during March

Camberwell & Peckham – have fun with Operation NHS! March 14 @ 10:00 - 12:00 To highlight the dangers of letting private companies take a slice out of our NHS, we’ll be running Operation NHS in three locations in Camberwell and Peckham. We’ll challenge passers-by to a game of Operation, the classic children’s board game. It’s a race against time …

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A week to savour for the NHA Party – general election campaign launch and important media coverage

It's been quite a week for the NHA Party. On Thursday we were outside the Houses of Parliament launching our general election campaign with nine of our thirteen candidates.   Here's what Dr Clive Peedell said as he signalled the start of the campaign: We have a small number of high-quality candidates, committed, passionate and knowledgeable about the NHS. We and they are fighting to …

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Is Simon Stevens trying to make £22 billion of savings under the veil of improving patient care?

Statement from Dr Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party:   It may seem wonderful hearing Simon Stevens talking about more power to patients and better joined-up care with less bureaucracy. But we've been here before with similar promises over the Health and Social Care Act which has turned into a costly bureaucratic nightmare for NHS staff and patients. …

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NHA events coming up in the next 2 weeks

Stafford NHA local group monthly meeting - March 6 @ 18:00 - 20:00 Camberwell & Peckham group leafleting King’s College Hospital - March 10 @ 11:00 - 14:00 Save Our Hospitals London Rally - March 10 @ 19:00 - 21:30 Camberwell and Peckham group leafleting at rail stations - March 11 @ 11:00 - 14:00 NHA Party Campaign Launch - March 12 @ 11:00 - 12:00 “The Sutton Debates” - March 12 @ 19:30 - 21:00 Shoreham NHA Meeting ‘What’s Happening to our NHS’ - March …

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The NHA Party’s week in the media

UK Election Podcast (Dr Clive Peedell, the Lancet) David Cameron anger on Stafford hospital rumours (Karen Howell, Express & Star) Support residents of Cobgates care home (Dr Louise Irvine, Farnham Herald) Colour of Harriet’s pink bus is a bit of a red herring (Rebecca Fox, Southwark News) Western Morning News West’s NHS hospitals among the very best and very worst …

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National and local media coverage this week for the NHA Party

Fight to protect your health service (Dr Louise Irvine, Haslemere Herald and Farnham Herald) Distressed Economy Report: Response from Stafford’s National Health Action Party Parliamentary candidate (Karen Howell, Staffs Newsletter) Election candidate furious at panel snub (Dr Carl Walker, Worthing Herald) Don’t blame GPs for A&E crisis (Dr Louise Irvine, Evening Standard) How are we allowing the government to privatise …

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NHA events coming up in the next fortnight

Sutton & Cheam local group leafleting with Dave Ash March 1 @ 11:00 - 16:00 South West Surrey – Haslemere public meeting with Dr Louise Irvine March 2 @ 19:30 - 21:00 Camberwell & Peckham group leafleting King’s College Hospital March 3 @ 11:00 - 14:00 Camberwell and Peckham group leafleting at rail stations March 4 @ 11:00 - 14:00 …

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Manchester NHS devolution another milestone in denationalisation and break up of the NHS

Statement from National Health Action Party co-leader Dr Clive Peedell on NHS Devolution in Manchester "There is no mandate for this fundamental change from a national to a local health service. It means health spending decisions will be concentrated in the hands of a mayor that the people of Manchester didn't even want and other locally elected politicians and therefore subject …

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Government trying to further cement NHS sell-off

Statement from NHA co-leader Dr Clive Peedell on Coalition trying to sneak through rules forcing NHS contracts worth over £625,000 to be put out to tender. (Details here: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/24/coalition-sneaking-out-regulations-to-speed-up-nhs-privatisation-labour-says) "This latest revelation couldn't be clearer confirmation of what The National Health Action Party has consistently argued: this government is hell-bent on accelerating the privatisation of NHS services. This represents a last ditch effort …

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