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A second referendum on Brexit is looking more sensible by the minute

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By Kane Shaw, Press Officer to the National Health Action Party Today the Daily Mirror has reported that Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – located in the newly appointed Brexit Secretary’s constituency – has released an internal document  claiming Brexit has the capacity to negatively affect the entirety of the Trust’s services. The document contests Theresa May’s claim that the …

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NHA expresses grave concerns over safety of Babylon health app

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The NHA Party has today expressed grave concerns over the safety of a mobile healthcare app produced by Babylon Healthcare. This follows news that doctors testing the Babylon app found it was unable to correctly diagnose common and serious conditions such as a heart attack, ectopic pregnancy, meningitis, and acute limb ischaemia. The NHA Party previously welcomed news that  a …

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The media shouldn’t take the rationale for cutting 17 procedures from the NHS at face-value

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Despite the government’s recent announcement that the NHS can expect a year-on-year funding increase of 3.3% - supposedly being paid for in part by a Brexit windfall - NHS England have announced plans to cut, or severely restrict, 17 supposedly ineffective treatments. The NHA have previously pointed out, both here and here, that the government’s claims are not to be …

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NHA Party Thanks the Nation’s Carers and Commits to Reforms

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Following the publication of the annual Carer’s Survey, commissioned by Carer’s UK and gaining over six thousand responses, the NHAP wishes to place on record its appreciation of the work that carers (both paid and unpaid) do for the country. According to the survey, there are an estimated 6½ million carers (14% of the UK electorate as of June 2017), …

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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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