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Tory ‘gentleman’s agreement’ shames the nasty party that slashed social care

14 February 2017
Tory ministers made a dodgy deal to increase social care funding with the leader of a Tory-run county council that includes several top MPs’ constituencies.

Take heart from the hospital cuts protests and take fight to the Tories

14 February 2017
Anger at Tory attacks on the NHS is fuelling protests to beat them back.

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.

'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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Reports round-up: Protests against NHS cuts and privatisation

04 October 2016
Also: Manchester fire chiefs back down on mass sacking | Stop presses for Newsquest jobs | Ritzy’s revenge opens on Friday | Glasgow council divides unions | Airport protesters take on Heathrow | Pay action on Ipswich buses

As cuts cause growing crisis in the NHS - strikes can defend the health service

13 September 2016
The NHS crisis is so deep that even top managers say it is near breaking point.

Condition critical—health workers tell how Tory cuts and closures put NHS in crisis

07 September 2016
New Tory plans to ‘centralise’ health services are masking a fresh round of cuts to an NHS already under severe strain. Disaster could be just around the corner

Can Jeremy Corbyn’s plans work?

30 August 2016
Rivals attack Corbyn’s policies as ‘loony left’ but millions back them nevertheless. Raymie Kiernan and Tomáš Tengely-Evans look at what difference his policies could make

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