Despite constant assurances from ministers as it passed through parliament that NHS reforms would not pose a serious risk to the future of our healthcare system by ushering in full scale privatisation, it has become clear that this is exactly what the government intends to do. However if enough Members take a stand against the government’s reckless corporate agenda, we still have a chance of sustaining a genuinely public National Health Service.
Tag Archives: Health and Social Care Bill
Jos Bell reports on the six Tory broken NHS promises, as Labour puts health at the forefront of their local elections campaign.
After all the months of tortuous debate, does the health and social care bill stack up in law, asks Jos Bell?
Jos Bell reports on the leaking of the first draft of the Transitional Risk Register of the health and social care bill, and the dangers to the NHS.
During today’s Parliamentary debate on the ‘Cash for Cameron’ scandal, minister Francis Maude was quizzed on the potential buying of the health bill.
Jos Bell presents eyewitness sketches from both Houses on the final passing through Parliament of the health and social care bill this week.
Caroline Lucas MP, leader of the Green Party, writes about the ungent need for peers and MPs, at this late stage, to vote down the health and social care bill.
Jos Bell reports on the latest Parliamentary developments in the health and social care bill, with the legislation set to be passed into law.
Amanda Ramsay writes about the latest in the “Save our NHS” campaign, ahead of a big weekend of campaigning, with the Lords voting on the health bill on Monday.
Stuart Jeffery, the Green Party’s health spokesman, explains the party’s opposition to the health and social care bill, and the consequences if it is passed.