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Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

21 February 2017
Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

The intensive scare around ‘health tourism’ is helping the Tories kill the NHS

14 February 2017
It’s not migrants who are draining the NHS - and laws to deny them free care are costing lives

Jeremy Hunt's racist clampdown in the NHS will cost lives

07 February 2017
Prime minister Theresa May and health minister Jeremy Hunt ramped up the assault on migrants and the NHS this week.

Newcastle joins the fight to stop STPs and to save the NHS

07 February 2017
Chants of “Save our NHS” rang through Newcastle city centre as over 1,000 people joined a march against the Tories’ assault on the health service last Saturday.

Surgical strikers say low pay won’t cut it

31 January 2017
The workers who disinfect and sterilise surgical instruments at three south Wales hospitals struck on Wednesday of last week.

'We're going to fight NHS cuts,' activists vow as health bosses get worried

31 January 2017
Health bosses have hired “bouncers” to shield themselves from growing anger at consultation meetings

NHS workers oppose Tory clampdown on migrants

31 January 2017
Trade unionists in the NHS are building the anti-racist movement in response to new attacks on migrants who receive health care.

Brighton protest shows anger at NHS cuts

24 January 2017
Over 1,000 people joined a march for the NHS in Brighton last Saturday, organised by the Sussex Defend the NHS campaign.

It’s official—Tories’ new hospital cuts will cost lives, admits Devon NHS boss

18 January 2017
Shocking new footage shows Laura Nicholas making the admission at a public meeting

The single market is no solution for workers

17 January 2017
Theresa May’s programme for Brexit is steeped in toxic nationalism and xenophobia.

Tories and privateers caused the chaos in the NHS, not migrants

17 January 2017
Nobody can seriously deny the crisis in the NHS. But some want to deflect the blame from the Tories and scapegoat migrants for the problems.

Operations cancelled for cancer patients as crisis grows in the NHS

17 January 2017
A “large number” of cancer patients have had their operations cancelled due to “severe pressure” in the NHS, a senior doctor warned last weekend.

GP slams May's comments on the NHS crisis

14 January 2017
The Tories are trying to scapegoat GPs for the NHS emergency 

The NHS is on life support with a severe case of Tory cuts

10 January 2017
The British Red Cross declared a “humanitarian crisis” in the NHS after it was drafted in to stop the health service breaking down.

Health cuts that leave you howling with rage

03 January 2017
Tory health plans leave the NHS struggling to keep the health service afloat, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Hospital bed overcrowding five times worse than in 2010

13 December 2016
The Tories’ NHS plans are going to make the current ‘bed crisis’ worse

Slash, Trash, Privatise—what Tories' STP health cuts plan really stands for

06 December 2016
The Tories’ Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) will axe health services and could push the NHS past breaking point.

NHS needs a movement to stop Tories’ cutbacks

06 December 2016
The fight against Tory plans to axe hundreds of hospital departments and services is gaining momentum.

Uneven response to Labour's national day of action for the NHS

29 November 2016
Labour Party members and health campaigners took part in a national day of action for the NHS last Saturday.

NHS victory in Nottingham hits privateers Carillion

29 November 2016
Campaigners fighting to defend the NHS across Britain can take heart from a victory against outsourcing giant Carillion in Nottingham last week.

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