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JULY 5/6th – The CAMarathon: NHA Party leader to run 65 miles on 65th anniversary of NHS to bury NHS coffin in Cameron’s backyard

On the 65th anniversary of the NHS, co-leader of the National Health Action Party, Dr Clive Peedell, will be running 65 miles through the night from Parliament to David Cameron’s Witney constituency where he will bury the coffin of the NHS – and reveal how the NHA Party intends to resurrect the NHS. He will be joined for the first part …

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NHA Party says Chancellor has announced a pro-austerity spending review which will further damage economy and 0.01% NHS budget rise is derisory

Statement from Dr Clive Peedell, co-leader of the National Health Action Party: “This is a pro-austerity spending review, which will further damage the economy. Hard working public sector workers are being punished for the failure of bankers. If people have less money in their pockets, that cannot benefit economic growth. We should be investing in public services, not wasting money …

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NHS top-up fees are “irresponsible, dangerous and an administrative nightmare and will lead to 2-tier health care,” says National Health Action Party

Suggestions that NHS top-up fees be introduced are being dismissed as “irresponsible, dangerous and an administrative nightmare” by the National Health Action Party, which says they will lead to 2 tier health care. The British Medical Association, meeting in Edinburgh this week has voted to engage the public in debate about the future affordability if the NHS.   This has …

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National Health Action Party calls for abolition of CQC and return to patient power with strong doctor and nurse leaders

The National Health Action Party is calling for the abolition of the CQC in the wake of the Cumbria baby deaths cover-up.  It wants the re-establishment of a powerful patient voice and the restoration of senior doctors and nurses to leadership roles - and an end to the tide of managerialism that has infiltrated the NHS. The  co-leader of the …

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NHA Party condemns Cumbria baby deaths cover-up as abhorrent and call for those responsible to be held to account

Statement from co-leader of the National Health Action Party, Dr Richard Taylor: “Yet again we have a report of abysmal care in an NHS hospital. This time almost the saddest of all - in an obstetric unit. Covering up the scandal was abhorrent and those responsible must be held to account. The National Health Action Party will campaign to bring …

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JULY 5/6th – The CAMarathon: NHA Party leader to run 65 miles on 65th anniversary of the NHS from Westminster to Witney

On the 65th anniversary of the NHS, co-leader of the National Health Action Party, Dr Clive Peedell, will be running 65 miles through the night from Parliament to David Cameron’s Witney constituency where he will bury the coffin of the NHS – and reveal how the NHA Party intends to resurrect the NHS. The National Health Action Party was founded last year …

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Closing hospitals is not the answer, says the National Health Action Party

The NHA Party response to the NHS Confederation , Association of Medical Royal Colleges  and National Voices “Changing Care , Improving Quality” document: The NHA Party welcomes the call for a national debate on hospital reconfigurations, which is timely considering the current on-going crisis in NHS emergency care, but says simply shutting down hospitals is not the answer. The NHS …

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The National Health Action Party calls for immediate release of the NHS Risk Register

The current crisis in NHS Emergency care was predicted in a leaked early version of NHS Risk Register that was published in March 2012. But the Government has refused to publish the full NHS Risk Register, despite repeated calls from NHS professional organisations including the BMA, the RCN and the Royal Colleges. Dr Clive Peedell, co-leader of the National Health …

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Nicholson’s retirement leaves us with a lame duck NHS chief executive – and Jeremy Hunt should stop blaming GPs for A&E crisis created by his own government, says National Health Action Party

Sir David Nicholson’s retirement next year leaves us with a lame duck NHS chief executive - and Jeremy Hunt should stop blaming GPs for A&E crisis created by his own government, says National Health Action Party  Dr Richard Taylor, former MP and  co-leader of the NHA Party, had this reaction to the news that the NHS Chief Executive Sir David …

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