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NHA Party says Jeremy Hunt’s response to Francis Report won’t stop more Mid Staffs scandals

THE NATIONAL HEALTH ACTION PARTY CONDEMNS JEREMY HUNT’S RESPONSE TO FRANCIS REPORT AND WARNS OF MORE MID STAFFS SCANDALS   The co-leader of the National Health Action Party says the government’s response to the Francis Report will do nothing to improve patient care and warns of more Mid Staffs scandals unless NHS reforms are halted.   Dr Clive Peedell, consultant …

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Eastleigh by-election thanks

Thank you everyone for all your help and support during this lightning campaign. We've achieved a huge amount in just over 2 weeks. . This was always going to be a challenging campaign coming so soon after the party was founded. . We found ourselves squeezed by the UKIP/Tory/LibDem "hate triangle" which meant Eastleigh people were voting tactically to keep …

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Record NHS £2.2 billion underspend will put further presure on NHS and damage patient care

DH expects a record NHS underspend of £2.2billion according to Osborne’s Budget George Osborne's 2013 Budget has shown that the Department of Health is expected to underspend it's budget by £2.2 billion. It had already underspent by £1.4 billion in 2011-12 and £1.8 billion in 2010-11. This funding will not be carried over for use in future years. This is …

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Government signing up to global trade deal that allows NHS sell-off to transnational private companies with no turning back

13th March 2013 For Immediate release: Government signing up to global trade deal that allows NHS sell-off to transnational private companies with no turning back The National Health Action Party is demanding that the NHS is exempted from a global trade deal which allows transnational corporations to buy into the most lucrative parts of the NHS.  The legal framework will …

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement from co-leader of National Health Action Party, Dr Richard Taylor, on Jeremy Hunt’s attack on ‘complacent’ hospitals

Statement from co-leader of National Health Action Party, Dr Richard Taylor, on Jeremy Hunt’s attack on ‘complacent’ hospitals 8th March 2013 "It is indefensible of Jeremy Hunt to lay the blame for poor quality health care on NHS staff when the previous government and the coalition never let them get on with their job without the distraction of frequent re-disorganisations …

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National Health Action Party leader says Government caught out over NHS privatisation and accuses LibDems of collusion or ignorance

National Health Action Party leader says government caught out over NHS privatisation and accuses Lib Dems of collusion or ignorance The leader of the National Health Action Party says the government has been caught out trying to privatise the NHS and accuses the Lib Dems of collusion or sheer ignorance. . Dr Clive Peedell, who co-founded the NHA Party 4 …

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Government U-turn on NHS reform: An embarassing retreat

The leader of the National Health Action Party Clive Peedell says the government’s U-turn on NHS privatisation rules is an “embarrassing retreat.” . And he says the fight against the Health & Social Care Act goes on. .   The NHA Party was founded at the end of last year by a group of doctors and health care professionals seriously …

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Eastleigh by-election results

The National Health Action Party says the Eastleigh by-election has been a hate triangle between Tories, Lib Dems and UKIP squeezing out the important issues facing the country. The party's candidate, Dr Iain Maclennan, a local doctor and ex-Royal Navy medical officer, said: "The people of Eastleigh have given a huge vote of no confidence in the Tories. Out on …

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Mobile doctors’ surgeries across Eastleigh on Saturday, as National Health Action Party takes its message around constituency

Mobile doctors' surgeries across Eastleigh on Saturday as National Health Action Party takes its message around constituency . Mobile doctors' surgeries will be popping up across Eastleigh on Saturday (Feb 23rd) as the National Health Action Party takes its message around the constituency in an ambulance. . But the doctors-on-call won't be dealing with medical complaints. Instead they’ll be with …

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