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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.

Racist NHS passport rules will kill

22 November 2016
Some patients are being forced to show their passports before receiving NHS treatment—and the attack could spread to other areas.

Activists to take to the streets to defend the NHS

22 November 2016
As Tory assault is unveiled, Labour’s NHS day needs to start a movement

Defend the NHS on Saturday 26 November

15 November 2016
The Tories are ramping up their plans to break up and privatise the NHS.

NHS trusts told to hush up damaging new cuts—as Branson grabs £700 million deal

15 November 2016
Health bosses have been instructed to keep secret damaging plans that would see hospital departments and services axed across England.

Setting the record straight on how migrants built NHS

15 November 2016
BBC documentary Black Nurses busts the myth that migrants drain our NHS, but it misses out the story of their collective struggle

Campaigners unite across Britain to stop Tory attacks on the NHS

08 November 2016
Opposition is growing to the Tories’ Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) for the NHS. STPs would slash hospital departments and services across England.

Solid strike over G4S poverty pay at St George's Hospital as bosses suspend reps

01 November 2016
Health workers at St George’s Hospital in south London struck for equal pay and conditions on Tuesday.

Thousands take to the streets to beat Tory health cuts in the NHS

01 November 2016
Two huge marches to defend local services show a mood to defend the NHS, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Social care cuts feed back into NHS crisis

18 October 2016
Adult social care services in England are at “tipping point”, according to the Care Quality Commission watchdog.

Norwich protest against ward’s closure

18 October 2016
Around 100 people marched through Norwich last Saturday against a hospital ward closure.

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