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John Wight: Public Sector Strike Heralds the Return of the Nasty Party According to the Institute of Fiscal Studies, the effect of the chancellor’s latest spending proposals will be the further penalisation of the poor and more help for the … Continue reading

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There’s a strike today by public servants over attacks on their pensions. Chancellor George Osborne and the Con-Dem coalition government is confrontational to the unions over the strikes and blame the strikers – and everyone and everything else except themselves … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A recent news article about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Controversial NHS shake-up will cost over £3bn, Labour claims – Main Section … Continue reading

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Why cuts are the wrong cure from False Economy on Vimeo. Growing waiting lists force the Con-Dem scum government to introduce waiting list targets. Labour pledges to repeal NHS bill when they are re-elected. GMB union to join the 30th … Continue reading

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  http://www.ukuncut.org.uk/targets The banks have run the global economy into the ground. Bankers, encouraged by the government, gambled recklessly with our money, and they lost. Spectacularly. Remember 2008? In the UK, the government decided it had to step in with … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. The battle for the NHS is far from over | Allyson … Continue reading

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Dr. Clare Gerada was featured in yesterday’s NHS news review discussing the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill incentivising GPs to restrict treatment and the consequent pressures on the relationship between GPs and their patients. The RCGP … Continue reading

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The government’s preferred candidate to head the NHS Commissioning Board has described the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill as “unintelligable” despite being coached by the Department of Health. Increasing waiting lists. Frenchay Hospital in North Bristol … Continue reading

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The Guardian reveals the extent of NHS cuts under the ConDem coalition government. GPs are striking patients off their waiting lists. There will be an incentive for GPs to strike ill and consequently more expensive patients off their lists. While … Continue reading

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Waiting times increase under the ConDem coalition government. Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver criticises Lansley’s “responsibility deal” with food and beverage companies to reduce obesity. Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) … Continue reading

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While the Con-Dem coalition government claims that there are no cuts to the NHS: NHS hospital workers are asked to work for nothing and give up holidays. NHS trust managers call on the government to be “more honest” about the … Continue reading

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Dr David McCoy, associate director of public health for inner north west London warns of sharks circling intending to make money from the privatisation of the NHS. The York-based Haxby Group Practice of GPs reveal themselves to be sharks circling … Continue reading

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40 health care experts warn that the Destroy the NHS / Health and Social Care Bill will “[usher in] a significantly heightened degree of commercialisation and marketisation that will lead to the harmful fragmentation of patient care; aggravate risks to … Continue reading

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An influential House of Lords committee [named?] is objecting to the wording of the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill since it no longer requires the Health Secretary to provide a health service. The [which?] committee suggests … Continue reading

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There are two main news stories concerning the NHS in the past few days: Opposition to privatisation of the NHS at the Labour Party Conference and campaigners succeeding in – at least temporarily – preventing NHS Gloucestershire from transferring NHS … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Tories not to be trusted with the NHS, Miliband warns | GPonline.com … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. BBC News – Judicial review threat to NHS Gloucestershire Legal action is … Continue reading

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Cathy Warwick, General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) suggests abandoning the controversial Destroy the NHS / Health and Social Care Bill. Falling ill at the weekend could literally cost you your life, according to a report on … Continue reading

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Claims that NHS pay is too expensive. There is already anger amoung NHS staff and unions about changes to public sector pensions needing higher contributions for lower pensions. Groups of commissioning GPs are concerned that they are required to be … Continue reading

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Monitor to employ 600 at an average salary of over £50,000. Private health firms are experiencing a boost in business from NHS cuts. The ConDem coalition government eases information requirments for private healthcare providers. The ConDem coalition government hides the … Continue reading

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