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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Junior doctors pressure BMA to keep the strikes on—now get behind them

15 September 2016
Junior doctors have stopped an attempt to end their fight against Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s imposition of a dangerous new contract.

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.

New Tory cuts plan—don't let Hunt axe the NHS

30 August 2016
The Tories are ramping up their assault on the NHS with plans to shut hospital departments across England.

Defence of A&E steps up a gear as anti-cuts message rings out in Chorley

14 June 2016
Over 1,800 people marched in Chorley last Saturday demanding their local hospital’s accident and emergency (A&E) department is reinstated.

Left of BMA's junior doctors' committee opposes new contract deal

07 June 2016
Members on the left of the British Medical Association's (BMA) junior doctors' committee have broken their silence over the proposed junior doctors' contract deal. Plus: NHS students march against bursary cuts in London

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