Europe's Health for Sale: the heavy cost of privatisation
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Health Campaigns Together
Since autumn 2015 London Health Emergency has been proud to have played a leading role in launching a new, wider, more active campaign -- Health Campaigns Together. HCT has proved its ability to lead and organise demonstrations, conference and campaigns. So after 35 years of separate activity, we want to thank all those who have continued to support us, but we will no longer be seeking separate affiliations or donations to LHE in 2019.
Instead we urge LHE's remaining loyal supporters to affiliate and donate to HCT at www.healthcampaignstogether.com.
an important book
NHS UNDER SIEGE
The NHS has been systematically weakened by a decade of austerity and further undermined by the Covid pandemic: now the private sector is beginning to encroach even further.
This book, written and edited by campaigners John Lister and Jacky Davis, explores how things have got this bad - warns they are getting worse - and discusses how to fight back.
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Health Campaigns Together newspaper No. 17 - available for download
Our tabloid newspaper has been published quarterly since January 2016.
It’s packed full of information and analysis for campaigners and union activists. Its circulation has steadily grown to over 10,000 per issue.
SADLY our regular publication has had to be suspended from January 2020 because of the Covid-19 lockdown. We aim to resume publication as soon as possible
DID YOU MISS OUR EARLIER ISSUES? Download back issues of the paper here
Social Care conference a big successWell over 100 people from all over England took part in the successful Reclaim Social Care conference called by Health Campaigns Together in Birmingham on November 17, in collaboration with the Socialist Health Association, the National Pensioners Convention and others.
More pictures and reports, along with background facts and info on social care, are available HERE.
June 30: tens of thousands celebrate and demonstrate for #OurNHS70See HERE for a collection of news, video and pictures from the day
NEW app: Find your local campaignClick on the link here and then on the map or enter your town, city or postcode to find organisations near you fighting to defend OUR NHS.
30 years ago - the first moves to marketise the NHSAs Tories, LibDems and some misguided academics back away from calls for proper funding of the NHS through general taxation and once more regurgitate the tired old call for a "hypothecated tax" to pay for the NHS - "perhaps replacing National Insurance" - it's time to remember some of the crazy formulae dreamt up by Backwoods Tory MPs back in 1988 as Margaret Thatcher commenced her "review" of the NHS ...
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NHS for Sale
by Jacky Davis, John Lister and David Wrigley
NEW Exciting board game: Hospital Millions 2020
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Articles from John Lister's regular column in the Morning Star, plus other articles for publication
Latest: Tories obliterating the NHS behind the scenes
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Latest: What can be achieved with campaigns and unions working together
Read this, and other articles, in World Health News
25 Years of Health Emergency
Now available on DVD
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What Thatcher meant to the NHS25 years on, read how campaigners in 1988 responded to cuts, privatisation and (pages 64-72) the even wilder plans of Oliver Letwin and others.
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