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Controversial Devon doctor, John Dean, to stand for National Health Action Party in Central Devon

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We are pleased to announce our candidate for Central Devon, consultant cardiologist Dr John Dean. Controversial Devon doctor to stand for National Health Action Party in Central Devon  Devon is one of three areas of England to have been designated an NHS 'success regime', which means they are considered to be failing completely and will be subject to stringent cuts …

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Mental health expert Dr Carl Walker prospective parliamentary candidate East Worthing & Shoreham

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National Health Action Party press release 8 May 2017 Dr Carl Walker prospective parliamentary candidate East Worthing & Shoreham Dr Walker is the principal lecturer in psychology at the University of Brighton and researches in community mental health. He was chair of the European Community Psychology Association Task Force on Austerity and Mental Health. He previously stood for the NHA …

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Private income is expanding in NHS Trusts

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The NHS as a public service was once the envy of the world and recognised as one of the greatest humanitarian achievement of the 20th century. The NHS, as we knew it, is in crisis with many hospitals on black alert (hospitals at full capacity, closed to further admissions), routine operations being cancelled including cancer surgery, a lack of provision …

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The NHS needs an urgent prescription to save lives says Dr Alex Ashman, co-leader of the National Health Action Party

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National Health Action Party press release 8 January 2017 Dr Alex Ashman, newly elected co-leader of the NHA, statement on the Red Cross’ humanitarian intervention “There are calls for funding for the NHS from every direction right now, as a result of the Red Cross interventions and the deaths in Worcestershire. But they are met with questions as to how …

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‘Publish every Sustainability and Transformation Plan without delay’’ says National Health Action Party

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National Health Action Party press release 26 October 2016 Concerns are starting to manifest themselves from local authorities over the Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP). These are supposed to be joint enterprise in which local authorities are partners, but it is clear from early reactions that they are junior partners at best. When Camden Council published their Footprint’s STP on …

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Lords’ Committee on Long term Sustainability of the NHS publishes NHA Party written evidence championing public ownership and provision

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National Health Action Party press release 19th October 2016 The National Health Action Party submitted evidence to the Lords' Committee into the long-term sustainability of the NHS. The Lords' committee which is reviewing the long-term financial sustainability of the NHS has been hearing oral evidence since June first in private sessions and since 12 July they have held four public sessions. The committee …

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