Category - NHS

  • January 25, 2015

    What is security?

    If your family is going hungry because your benefits have been cut, security might mean knowing that you have enough to eat. But Prime Minister David Cameron wants to make you secure by renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system at a cost of £100 billion.

  • January 23, 2015

    The National Health Action Party has welcomed a statement by the SNP that it would be ready to vote on English health laws and repeal privatisation at Westminster.

  • January 23, 2015

    The NHS is now the greatest concern by far for UK voters, according to the results of a Guardian/ICM poll published on 20 January 2015.

  • December 16, 2014

    Over a million people throughout the European Union have signed a petition against the TTIP privatisation trade agreement with the USA.

  • December 14, 2014

    There are few of us who either enter or leave this world without its presence. In between, the NHS is there for broken bones, depression, ingrowing toenails, heart attacks, cancer and all the diverse pain, fear and suffering of our lives' journeys.

  • October 10, 2014

    Nigel Farage has been accused of peddling prejudice masquerading as fact in recent comments about migrants with HIV and so-called 'health tourists'.

  • October 8, 2014

    A major NHS supplier is at risk of becoming involved in American executions, after Alabama altered its lethal injection ‘cocktail’.

  • October 7, 2014

    When my twin sister and I were very sick with the measles, aged six, it didn’t even occur to me that a home visit from the doctor was anything less than our due. I bet it occurred to my parents though. Having grown up in a world without the NHS, I bet they were grateful that they didn’t have to think about how to pay the doctor for his trouble, or for the medicines he left that helped relieve our symptoms and reduce the fever that was undoubtedly causing them concern.

  • September 3, 2014

    Opponents of National Health Service privatisation have today hung a banner from Westminster Bridge in central London reading “Save Our NHS”.

  • July 22, 2014

    The consequences of a No vote in September’s independence referendum can be envisaged no more sharply than through the lens of the NHS in Scotland, says Dr Willie Wilson, setting out the reasons why a Yes vote in the 18 September 2014 referendum is vital for the sake of its 158,000 workers and for the benefit of everyone in Scotland who needs or will need health services free at the point of need.