NHS Bill amendment will not prevent private company piracy

Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) will still have the power to appoint private health companies, despite the promised amendment to the Health & Care Bill currently going through Parliament. A further amendment is needed to prevent ICBs from acting completely outside of parliamentary control, and providing private health companies with the opportunity to influence how the….

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NHS Birthday Campaign call

This NHS anniversary weekend Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July, Keep Our NHS Public and Health Campaigns Together are calling for nationwide local events and a national online rally on Sunday 5th July at 4:30 PM to say, ‘Our NHS deserves better’. (more…)

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A Strange Kind of Welcome

We condemn Home Secretary Priti Patel’s decision not to scrap the NHS surcharge for overseas NHS and Care workers, which is set to rise to over £600 a year despite the fact that these ‘essential front-line, key’ workers pay the same tax and national insurance as anyone else doing their job. (more…)

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