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Tory cuts force hospitals to turn pregnant women away and close maternity wards

08 August 2017
Some 44 percent of hospital trusts responding to Freedom of Information (FoI) requests said they had turned away pregnant women due to lack of resources. And the crisis appears to be intensifying.

Southend protest against NHS cuts

23 May 2017
Up to 1,000 protested last Saturday in Southend against Tory plans to cut the local A&E.

Lincolnshire bikers take to the roads to protest against A&E closure

09 May 2017
Dozens of bikers took to the roads of Lincolnshire to highlight the danger of closing local hospitals last Sunday. It was organised by the Fighting 4 Life Lincolnshire NHS campaign.

Theresa May is a “bloody liar” says Sybil after Corbyn reads out her NHS question

02 May 2017
A pensioner whose fears about going into hospital were ridiculed by Theresa May has slammed the Tory leader as a “bloody liar”.

Labour is right on the NHS pay cap - now get the fat cats out of the health service

02 May 2017
Labour has pledged today, Wednesday, to scrap the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap for tens of thousands of health workers.

Workers back Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to oust Theresa May's Tories

25 April 2017
The snap general election on 8 June is an opportunity to kick the Tories out in favour of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party. And trade unionists are urging a fight to back Corbyn’s campaign.

Up to 5,000 march in Leeds against Tory health attacks

04 April 2017
Up to 5,000 people marched through Leeds today, Saturday, to say “save our NHS” and oppose the Tories' cuts and privatisation of the health service.

Tens of thousands strong NHS demo shows Tory cuts can be beaten

07 March 2017
Tomáš Tengely-Evans reports from last Saturday’s huge NHS march and argues that Tory cuts can be beaten

Unite for our NHS—blame Tories not migrants

28 February 2017
Patients’ lives are being lost as relentless Tory attacks have pushed the NHS past breaking point.

Resist the Tories' STP plan—to Slash, Trash and Privatise the NHS

21 February 2017
The Tories’ NHS plans will mean hospital closures across England. But there is growing opposition to the STPs, with local groups springing up across England to oppose them.

Toxic hospital cuts plan is provoking local resistance

21 February 2017
Some councils are refusing to sign up to the Tories’ STP cuts plans. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that local health campaigns are showing how to challenge the attacks on our NHS

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.

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.

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.

'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

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.

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.

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.

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