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NHS news review

The Mirror reports that Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Burnham has called for the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill to be dropped. Boston & Skegness Conservative MP Mark Simmonds is paid £50,000 a year to advise a … Continue reading

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NHS news review

The House of Lords is to discuss and vote on the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill today and tomorrow. There are amendments proposed to delay or abandon the bill. The Con-Dem coalition government – despite obvious … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Another £75 billion for bankers … UK Uncut occupy Westminster bridge in protest at the intended abolition of the NHS by the ConDem – Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) – coalition government. Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles … Continue reading

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NHS news review

‘Health Secretary’ Andrew Lansley’s claims yesterday that 22 NHS trusts had contacted him saying that they had difficulties meeting PFI payments backfired. Lansley’s claims were exposed as misleading and factually incorrect. That Lansley makes misleading and factually incorrect statements is … Continue reading

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NHS news review – UK Uncut’s Emergency Operation

This NHS news review posting is concerned with campaigning group UK Uncut’s ‘Emergency Operation’ day of campaigning on Saturday. UK Uncut occupied banks drawing attention to the fact that bankers enjoy huge government funding while the NHS is being starved … Continue reading

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NHS news review

NHS news is dominated by a speech given by David Cameron yesteday. He claims that the NHS must change but that does not justify the privatisation and withdrawal of services that he proposes. He mentions a crisis of funding. 38 … Continue reading

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NHS news review

More NHS news. A group of 42 GPs have supported the Con-Dem government’s NHS ‘reforms’ with a letter to the Telegraph. That’s 42 GPs against the British Medical Association, the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of General Practicioners … Continue reading

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