Category Archive: Health

Tories Raid NHS Budget To Fund Their Tax Cut For Millionaires

By Chris Williamson MP Last week’s Budget was bad news for anyone who values our NHS. George Osborne clawed back £2.2 billion from the Department of Health – money that’s desperately needed on the NHS front line. But instead of spending the money on frontline care, this cash is going back to the Treasury to be [...]

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Mid Staffs: Why Cameron Was Circumspect And We Should Worry

By Steve Walker I had the privilege of spending a couple of evenings in Parliament this week, including Wednesday evening, after David Cameron’s announcement – and apology – on the ‘Francis Report’ into the disastrous failings at Mid Staffs NHS Trust. The question a number were asking was: ‘Why didn’t Cameron go for the throat?’ [...]

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Time To Shine A Light On Shady Deals

By Grahame Morris MP Over recent months there have been many campaigns to save our NHS, but never has there been a more important time than now to do just that. The Department of Health have announced the formation of a new expert panel advising the Government on “Strengthening the NHS Constitution”. The purpose of [...]

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Cameron & The NHS: He Got The Moves Like Thatcher!

By Seema Chandwani Across the country, the NHS is being dismantled, downgraded and closed down. These decisions are reckless and defies commonsense considering the  growing population. Regardless of the rhetoric from Cameron, the systematic collapse of the NHS is at the heart of Tory ideology as recently exposed by the release of government documents from [...]

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Tory & Lib Dem MPs Hypocritical Over The NHS – Remember This In 2015.

By Dr Eoin Clarke & Seema Chandwani Seeking re-election as an MP in May 2010, Jeremy Hunt attended local hustings so voters could question him on his views. Watch it from 44 seconds onwards. This video above shows Jeremy Hunt’s opinions on the NHS. He boasted that he has fought to defend local hospitals from [...]

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