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Euro Election Campaign Launch this Sunday April 27th

The National Health Action Party will be holding a Euro Election Campaign Launch and Rally this Sunday April 27th TIME: 11am - 1pm          VENUE: The Roxy Bar & Screen, 128 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB Rufus Hound, Dr Louise Irvine and all the Euro candidates with be there, plus NHA Party leaders, Dr Clive Peedell …

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Maternity rights campaigner from Lewisham is the National Health Action Party’s latest candidate for London Euro elections

A maternity rights campaigner from Lewisham is the National Health Action Party’s latest  candidate for the London Euro elections Jessica Ormerod,  a full-time mum of 3, is an ardent campaigner for the NHS with a particular interest in maternity. She is the Lay Chair of Lewisham Hospital’s Maternity Services Committee, representing the interests of Lewisham women and their infants. She …

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Time to stop blaming NHS staff over hospital infections and time for government to clean up its own act

Doctors and nurses are being told to wash their hands thoroughly and take greater care not to spread infections. A report out today from NICE says doctors and nurses must  ‘redouble hygiene efforts’ in order to reduce risks to patients. But Dr Richard Taylor asks why are NHS staff being blamed when the government’s savage NHS cost-cutting is responsible as …

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Prominent Chase Farm campaigner running in the local elections for the National Health Action Party

A prominent Chase Farm campaigner is running in the local elections for the National Health Action Party, the new political party opposing NHS cuts and privatisation.  Kieran McGregor, a former Enfield councillor, says if elected again, he will press for A&E and maternity services to be re-opened at Chase Farm hospital. Mr McGregor has been heavily involved in the campaign …

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Ex-Lib Dem council and mental health worker to run in Ealing local elections for NHS Party

Ex-Lib Dem council and mental health worker to run in Ealing local elections for NHS Party A prominent former Liberal Democrat is to stand in the local elections in Ealing for the National Health Action Party, the new political party campaigning against NHS cuts and privatisation. John McNeill, was a senior local government officer in social housing and NHS mental …

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Anfield lawyer standing in local elections over government’s NHS betrayal

Anfield lawyer standing in local elections over government's NHS betrayal   A lawyer from Anfield says she’s standing in the local elections because she’s so outraged at the government’s betrayal over the NHS.Louise Boothroyd will be running in the Anfield Ward for the National Health Action Party, a new political party campaigning against NHS cuts and privatisation.The 27 year old …

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Cheltenham Launch of National Health Action Party

People from all round the county have attended the launch of the Cheltenham-based Gloucestershire branch of the National Health Action Party.The meeting, at the Frog and Fiddle on Lower High Street, endorsed its first candidate. Neil Beck, who works at the National Star Centre College will be standing for the Borough election in St Pauls ward, Cheltenham .Neil told the …

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Next winter could be tipping point for NHS – and for electoral prospects of Tories & Lib Dems

Statement from Dr Clive Peedell, co-leader of the National Health Action Party, on King’s Fund report warning NHS faces financial disaster in 2015 “This report clearly highlights the precarious and worsening situation of NHS finances. “Despite a very mild winter, the service is struggling to cope with demand. The increase in waiting lists is a clear indication of a health service stretched …

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