“The unhappy and growing tendency to regard healthcare as a commodity is not serving the people of the UK well.”— President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
OurNHS OpenDemocracy is a website for campaigning journalism that focuses on what is happening to the NHS behind the spin. Our NHS works closely with campaign groups like Keep Our NHS Public and the NHS Reinstatement Bill. They are funded by readers’ donations. See http://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs.
The NHAP is a political party set up by doctors and nurses to defend the NHS and its values – see http://nhap.org, or for information about local groups, http://nhap.org/local-groups-page/join-local-group/
HCT is an umbrella organisation bringing different campaign groups together to work on NHS issues of common concern. They don’t recruit individuals. Instead they suggest people join local campaigns that may take out an affiliation. HCT also have an informative, on-line newsletter.
http://www.healthcampaignstogether.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
KONP is a national group that aims to end privatisation of the NHS and reinstate it as a publicly funded and provided service, providing free care for all at the point of need. For general information and to find out where there are local KONP groups see www.keepournhspublic.com
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